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EdEquity – Inequity Alert!

Originally published in the Greater Park Hill News – Nov 1st, 2020 High-Stakes Testing During COVID-19 Is Preposterous By Erin Pier Erin Pier As this pandemic rages on, I have good days and I have bad. On the good days, I open my computer to start my work day...

EdEquity: Five Ways To Be Antiracist

Originally published on Oct 1st in the Greater Park Hill News by Erin Pier For the GPHN Committing To A Long Journey Toward Equality Erin Pier In August, Park Hill Neighbors for Equity in Education (PHNEE) introduced EdEquity Corner, a monthly Zoom meeting that...

A Tale Of Two Crises

Originally published in Greater Park Hill News on August 31st, 2020 Living In A State Of Suspended Animation I was only 17 at the time, but I can recall in vivid detail the morning of Sept. 11, 2001. Anyone who is old enough remembers exactly where they were and what...

Educational Equity in the Time of COVID

During these challenging times of a pandemic, and with ongoing concerns about racial justice staring us in the face every day, we at PHNEE have been discussing how we can balance remote learning, childcare and our own jobs with our mission of improving equity for all...

Creating ‘Techquity’ in Park Hill

As we all know, school will be virtual at least through the middle of October. While there are many challenges to creating equity in a remote learning environment, the most fundamental challenge is access. Kids can’t engage in remote learning if they don’t have a...

Coronavirus Sparks New Realities At ‘School’

Originally published May 31st, 2020 in the Greater Park Hill News Connection, Inclusion, Commitment To Students And Pride In Community Are All Critical For Success By Park Hill Neighbors For Equity In Education Park Hill Neighbors for Equity in Education (PHNEE)...

A School Year Like No Other

Originally published on May 1st, 2020 in the Greater Park Hill News Let’s Take The Opportunity To Equal The Playing Field By Park Hill Neighbors For Equity In Education To “flatten the curve” of COVID-19 infections, school districts nationwide made the momentous – and...

Hope And Fortitude: We Are In This Together

Originally published on March 31st, 2020 in the Greater Park Hill News One-Community Mindset Must Extend To Schools By Park Hill Neighbors  For Equity In Education As of this writing, in mid-March, Denver and the rest of the country are staring into the unknown as we...