Highline Public Schools
15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien, WA 98166

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Highline Public Schools
15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien, WA 98166


Equity Lens

A Guide for Decisions

The development and implementation of a distance learning plan is a significant undertaking. We recognize that distance learning will not equate directly to a classroom experience, and yet remain committed to supporting continued learning for ALL students during school closure.

As we implement distance learning, it is critical that we use the Highline Equity Lens to guide decision making at the district, school, and classroom level.

Whether considering districtwide grading practices, school based communication routines, or classroom based learning opportunities, the following questions should be used to understand and mitigate potential implications for families and students in the context of distance learning:

Highline Equity Lens: Distance Learning

Below are five sets of questions from the Highline Equity Lens. Click through each question to reveal some unique considerations for distance learning. You may think of additional implications for equity as part of your decision process.

Highline Equity Lens: Examples

Here are some examples of using the Highline Equity Lens to inform distance learning: