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Success in High-Need Schools Journal


This paper considers equity as a crisis faced in classrooms across America. As such, an emergency framework is utilized to propose an approach that is apropos to the intense urgency a crisis requires. Using the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s National Planning Frameworks and their guiding principles, a survey of equity topics is discussed. In doing so, it is concluded that the level of inequity currently allowed in the field of education must be honestly assessed and a comprehensive plan that engages multiple stakeholders must be put in place for justice to be fully realized.


The Center's online journal, Success in High-Need Schools, publishes articles addressing research; such issues in teacher and leader education as clinical practice, diversity, innovation and leadership,...; and practice and policy matters associated with Pre-K-12 education in under-resourced communities. The Center's online journal showcases the work of nation-wide faculty and leaders in education and provides professional development for practicing teachers and leaders and teacher and leader educators. Access the journal's current issue and an archive of past issues at .



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