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Creating Equitable Educator Practices and Improved Discipline Outcomes for Black Students in San Francisco Unified School District

REL West and the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) are working to accelerate the necessary conditions for Black students to learn and succeed, and to address disparities in disciplinary treatment of Black students in the district. Through the partnership projects, REL West will help SFUSD create a systematic process for identifying, testing, and refining evidence-based practices to achieve equitable discipline outcomes for Black students.

Current Projects

This randomized controlled trial will test two promising strategies (Empathic Instruction and Self-Affirmation) for creating equitable discipline outcomes at grades 4 and 5. The goals of the project include testing evidence-based strategies designed to mitigate the effects of bias and stereotype threat on disciplinary practices and outcomes among Black students. This work is grounded in the guiding principles of the district’s African American Achievement and Leadership Initiative and was developed to help the district overcome persistent barriers to reducing disparities in disciplinary outcomes.

No completed projects at this time.

Event Type: Training Material | Event Date: January 18, 2024
On January 18, 2024, REL West met with partners at San Fransisco Unified School District (SFUSD) as part of the Creating Equitable Educator Practices and Improved Discipline Outcomes for Black Students in SFUSD partnership. During session 3, participants...
Event Type: Training Material | Event Date: October 23, 2023
"On October 23, 2023, REL West will meet with partners at the San Fransisco Unified School District (SFUSD) for the second training session of the the Creating Equitable Educator Practices and Improved Discipline Outcomes for Black Students in San...
Event Type: In-person Event | Event Date: August 23, 2023
On August 23, 2023, REL West will meet with partners at the San Fransisco Unified School District (SFUSD) for to kick off the Creating Equitable Educator Practices and Improved Discipline Outcomes for Black Students in San Francisco Unified School District...

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