Discussion Guides

It is not always easy to find news of equity work in education. Our discussion guides bring you regional stories and resources to keep you informed about some of the great work being done to transform our current educational system. Read, discuss, and share these resources with others collaborating with you on this important work. Click here to receive the Discussion Guides in your email.


Current Discussion Guide

CRUE Discussion Guide (March 20, 2012) The Death of Trayvon Martin


Past Guides

CRUE Discussion Guide (January 31, 2012) Jay Smooth on "How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love Discussing Race"

CRUE Discussion Guide (November 1, 2011) Experiential Learning, Student Voice, and Embracing Failure

CRUE Discussion Guide (June 7, 2011) Critical Media Literacy

CRUE Discussion Guide (May 3, 2011) Students Aging Out of Foster Care

CRUE Discussion Guide (April 21, 2011) What are you? Multiracial students and feeling boxed- in.

CRUE Discussion Guide (February 22, 2011) Words Matter: How Can We Teach Respectful Language in the Classroom?

CRUE Discussion Guide (February 15, 2011) Thinking Critically About Student Health

CRUE Discussion Guide (February 01, 2011) The Culture of Poverty

CRUE Discussion Guide (January 24, 2011) MLK Day Reflection

CRUE Discussion Guide (December 20, 2010) Changing Education Paradigms: Sir Ken Robinson

CRUE Discussion Guide (December 13, 2010) Environmental Justice

CRUE Discussion Guide (November 23, 2010) Disparity in Discipline Polices in Schools

CRUE Discussion Guide (November 1, 2010) Why we should talk about race

CRUE Discussion Guide (October 17, 2010) Bullying, LGBTQI Student Suicides, and What You Can Do

CRUE Discussion Guide (September 12, 2010) Racist VS Ally

CRUE Discussion Guide (Aug 4, 2010) Social Class and the Classroom.

CRUE Discussion Guide (May 9, 2010) Racial Profiling in Arizona.

CRUE Discussion Guide (April 18, 2010) Students Can Make a Difference.

CRUE Discussion Guide (April 4, 2010) Serving our LGBTQI students who face discrimination

CRUE Discussion Guide (March 21, 2010) The Texas Social Studies Curriculum

CRUE Discussion Guide (March 14, 2010) Chimamanda Adichie—“The danger of a single story”

CRUE Discussion Guide (March 8, 2010) Strategies for Engaging Families in Schools

CRUE Discussion Guide (February 14, 2010) Teaching for Student Success

CRUE Discussion Guide (February 7, 2010) The US Census

CRUE Discussion Guide (January 24, 2010) Conversations About Race

CRUE Discussion Guide (January 10, 2010) School Classrooms Segregated by Gender

CRUE Discussion Guide (January 3, 2010) Strengths-Based Education for English Language Learners

CRUE Discussion Guide (December 20, 2009) Arab American Students

CRUE Discussion Guide (December 13, 2009) Teachers Abusing Students

CRUE Discussion Guide (December 9, 2009) Ruby Payne Stereotyping Class

CRUE Discussion Guide (December 2, 2009) Budgeting for Educational Equity

CRUE Discussion Guide (November 22, 2009) Student Mental Health

CRUE Discussion Guide (November 15, 2009) Safety Issues for Transgender Students

CRUE Discussion Guide (November 10, 2009) Racisim and the Playground

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