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Advancing Equity: Endnotes

The endnotes are available as a PDF for readers to print and use as they read the statement.
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Conclusion and Acknowledgements

NAEYC appreciates the work of the Developmentally Appropriate Practice/Diversity and Equity Workgroup and the Early Learning Systems Committee, who participated in the development of this statement.  See a full list here.
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Recommendations for Public Policymakers

Work to change any policy that either directly or through unintended negative consequences undermines children’s physical and emotional well-being or weakens the bonds between children and their families.
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September 13, 2019

Announcing Advancing Equity in Early Childhood Education

This statement breaks new ground for the field and for NAEYC, affirming that all children have the right to equitable learning opportunities and that all early childhood educators have a professional obligation to advance equity.

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Authored by: Amy O'Leary, Rhian Evans Allvin
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Recommendations for Everyone

The following general recommendations apply to everyone involved in any aspect of early childhood education.
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Advancing Equity: Position

When early childhood educators use inclusive teaching approaches, they demonstrate that they respect diversity and value all children’s strengths.
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Advancing Equity: Purpose

This position statement is one of five foundational documents NAEYC has developed in collaboration with the early childhood profession.
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Advancing Equity: Endorsing Organizations

We are grateful for the opportunity to partner with so many leading organizations in our collective work to ensure all children have access to equitable learning opportunities that help them achieve their full potential as engaged learners.
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Building a Partnership with Your Child’s Teacher

Research shows that children thrive when their families are involved in their care and education. Here are some ways you can collaborate with your child’s teacher to create and maintain a great relationship.
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September 1, 2019

Preparing for Evaluation with Video Self-Reflection

There is one option that is accessible, ongoing, and effective: video self-reflection. Many professions use videos to evaluate and improve performance.

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Authored by: Michelle Grantham-Caston, Cynthia Fontcuberta DiCarlo
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