Equity Spotlight 12/21: 5th grade Social Studies: Indigenous people of Northern Europe

In the 5th grade, we are committed to providing our students with a social studies curriculum that gives voice to diverse perspectives and stories. Thus, our work as educators and historians has been to reflect and revise all history content. In doing so, we provide our fifth graders with resources and lessons that recognize people and experiences that have sometimes been overlooked.

Equity Spotlight 11/21: Valley Charter Middle School math grading policy

What is it? A shift from a traditional grading policy to a mastery grading policy is an initiative we implemented to help cultivate the Valley Charter School values of joy, curiosity and engagement in our classrooms and to design a policy that intensely supports developing lifelong learners and equity of outcomes for all of our learners.