We believe that all students
should have equitable opportunities
to learn and achieve at high levels.
MAEC established the Center for Education Equity (CEE) to address problems in public schools caused by segregation and inequities. As the Region I equity assistance center, CEE works to improve and sustain the systemic capacity of public education to increase outcomes for students regardless of race, gender, religion, and national origin. CEE is funded by the US Department of Education under Title IV of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Find out more about Who We Are and What We Do.
Exploring Equity Issues
While more Americans are achieving higher levels of education, there are still attainment gaps by race and ethnicity. In addition, low-income and under-represented students are more likely to attend under-resourced institutions, such as community colleges and less prestigious…
This journal by the Equity-Centered Capacity Building Network (ECCBN) addresses systems capacity building approaches that drive both equity and excellence. It seeks to contribute to an expanded understanding of capacity building and to inform effective implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and illuminates many existing approaches to supporting schools, systems, communities and states in the U.S.