Equity in Littleton Public Schools requires putting systems in place to ensure that every child has access to success. That requires understanding the unique challenges and barriers faced by individual students or by populations of students and providing additional support to help them overcome those barriers. While this in itself may not ensure equal outcomes, we all should strive to ensure that every child has equal opportunity to be successful.
Much has been made of the difference between equity and equality. While equality means treating every student the same, equity means making sure every student has the support they need to be successful. (Giving all students access to what they need when they need it.)
In practice, equity is…
In LPS, the six themes of culturally responsive education position educators to provide equity for students and other staff members.
Littleton Public Schools is committed to the goal that 100% of LPS students will graduate prepared for meaningful post-secondary opportunities.