Using the Toolkit

Equity & Diversity: The Four Phases

-Creating the Profile

-Setting the Goals

-Planning to Improve

-Implementing the Plan




A. Terms and Definitions (pdf)
B. Demographic Data (pdf)
C. Students Performance Data (pdf)
D. Statements to Include in an Equity Audit (pdf)
E. Perceptual Data Summary (pdf)
F. Program Data (pdf)
G. Emerging Goals Worksheet (pdf)
H. Policy Example (pdf)
I. Vision and Mission Statement Example (pdf)
J. High School Strategies Example (pdf)
K. Researching School Improvement Strategies (pdf)
L. Action Plan worksheet (pdf)

Topic Guides for CIP Plans

Equity and Diversity

Family & Community Engagement

Instructional Strategies

Nebraska Literacy Plan

PreK-12 Curriculum Alignment

Special Education: Improving Learning for Children with Disabilities (ILCD)


Improvement Plan Requirements


Early Childhood

The Nebraska Framework:
A Handbook for Continuous Improvement in Nebraska Schools

Nebraska Statewide Assessment (NeSA)

Professional Development, Data Resources, and Links

Rule 10

State of the Schools Report

Nebraska Department of Education

US Department of Education


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Appendix J - High School Strategies Example1

Counselors will:

Teachers will:

Administrators will:

Students will:

Parents and communities will:

1Permission to use has been granted from Johnson, R. S. (2002). Using data to close the achievement gap: How to measure equity in our schools. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, Inc. www.corwinpress.com

Nebraska Department of Education, 2010