A Think Twice Review of:
Review of Equity Elementary: “Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion” Staff in Public Schools
Think Twice - Jan 25, 2022
Publisher/Think Tank - Heritage Foundation
Author(s) - Jay P. Greene and James D. Paul
A recent Heritage Foundation report objects to the increasing number of Chief Diversity Officers (CDOs) emerging on public school districts’ administrative teams, but it appears to be supporting a conservative agenda rather than guiding policy related to student achievement gaps.
Reviewer(s) - Edward García Fierros, Villanova University
Edward García Fierros, a professor at Villanova University who also serves as Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, reviewed Equity Elementary: “Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion” Staff in Public Schools, and found it to promote test-driven accountability at the expense of the learning needs of pre-K-12 public school students.