[EDEQUITY] Administrator's Note

From: Susan Smith (edequity-admin@edc.org)
Date: Wed May 31 2000 - 17:09:35 EDT

Hello everyone:

Recently we indicated that we would be making some changes to the list =
in response to your requests. We are still considering some other =
changes, but tomorrow, June 1, we will begin experimenting with =
modifications in the format of EDEQUITY. To provide more structure, =
each month we will select a topic to be the main discussion thread. =
Unlike the Dialogues (which we will also continue), these discussions =
are intended to encourage those on the list to share their experiences =
and expertise; pose questions about a particular dilemma or situation =
and brainstorm with list members to develop solutions; and recommend =
resources on the chosen topic. For the month of June we will focus on =
effective strategies for equitable teacher-student interactions. =20

We will continue to post messages on other topics. In order to =
encourage a broad range of participation, however, we must remind you =
that each list member is limited to a total of two messages per day. We =
will post the first two messages we receive from you and return any =
subsequent messages that put you over the limit for that day. You may =
resubmit these messages at a later date.

We hope these changes will begin to address some of the issues raised in =
the past few weeks. We encourage you to join in the discussion this =
month and then let us know what you think about the new format.

Thanks for your participation.


Susan J. Smith
EDEQUITY Moderator
WEEA Equity Resource Center

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