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End of controversial Deep Equity and YES programs in CUSD

End of controversial Deep Equity and YES programs in CUSD

Anna Myers, Features Editor

January 16, 2020

After months of controversy, parent complaints, and community concerns, the CUSD governing board has officially begun to phase out the Corwin Deep Equity program, based on the essays of Dr. Gary Howard. The curriculum was introduced at the beginning of 2019 as a part of the board’s Journey 2025 plan ...

Speaking up about Deep Equity

Speaking up about Deep Equity

Anna Myers, Features Editor

December 13, 2019

Our last issue of the Precedent featured the introduction of the Corwin Deep Equity program to the Chandler Unified School District. The program is meant to “create equitable learning spaces for all students within CUSD and cultivate the voices of students to serve as leaders in their learning community...

Large crowd attends CUSD governing board meeting to discuss Deep Equity

Large crowd attends CUSD governing board meeting to discuss Deep Equity

Isabel Behrendt, Opinions Editor

November 18, 2019

From being applauded as a program, “designed to address opportunity gaps...achievement gaps in academics…[and] discipline gaps,” as described by a Kyrene School District parent, or a program that is “attacking students on the basis of their skin color,” according to Fox News reporter Tucker Car...

Equity program’s aim is that “every student can be successful,” and is not political, district says

Equity program’s aim is that “every student can be successful,” and is not political, district says

Anna Myers, Features Editor

November 15, 2019

Are you legal? Oh. You’re planning on going to college? These kinds of questions are a common weekly occurrence for senior Sareya Taylor.  Taylor is Native American, and this story is not an unusual one. Over the past two years, the Chandler Unified School District has been working to subme...

Voters to decide on override

Voters to decide on override

Sarah Lankford, Staff Writer

September 27, 2013

It is 6:45 a.m. and like most days, Emily Narducci waits for her bus in her Chandler neighborhood. While she enjoys her free ride to and from school every day, she may not realize that if the Chandler Unified School District’s attempt to get a 15 percent override approved by Valley voters this November...

The student voice of Perry High School
Terry Locke