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EJROC builds on a long tradition of movement-driven, community-derived research. We aim to democratize education data, research and policy, and develop and carry out research projects with, and in response to the needs of, education organizing groups, magnifying the voices of grassroots communities of color. Original research is driven by parent, youth, and community concerns and insights, and is tied directly to community organizing campaigns. We can provide quick-turnaround data analysis, policy briefs, fact sheets, and other tools that can be generated quickly, within the timeline of organizing campaigns

CRE Hub: Research & Resources

A multimedia site that provides critical research, communications materials, and organizing toolkits for educators, parents, students, community members, and district leaders to build the movement for culturally responsive education. Here you can find evidence of the proven effectiveness of culturally responsive education and ethnic studies in schools.

EJ-ROC Policy Hub

The Policy Hub is a collection of short, accessible research briefs on topics essential to education equity. Each 2-3 page brief includes research evidence, key takeaways, helpful research links, and best examples of policy and practice.

Culturally Responsive Curriculum Scorecard

The Culturally Responsive Curriculum Scorecard was designed to help parents, teachers, students, and community members determine the extent to which their schools’ English Language Arts curricula are culturally responsive.

Diverse City, White Curriculum

This report was written at the request of the NYC Coalition for Educational Justice (CEJ), by the Education Justice Research and Organizing Collaborative (EJ-ROC) at the NYU Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and the Transformation of Schools. The demographic analysis was conducted by Jacqueline Aboulafia, Huiying B. Chan, Timothy Davis, Charlotte Dubiel, Jahqué Bryan Gooden, Megan Hester, Tahia Islam, Teona Pagan, and Alyana Vera. Graphic design by HOUSEOFCAKES. For questions or more information about CEJ, contact ncapers@nyccej.org or visit www.nyccej.org. For more information about EJ-ROC and the NYU Metro Center, contact nyu-ejroc@nyu.edu.

The Education Justice Research and Organizing Collaborative (EJ-ROC)

Confronting the Education Debt

We Owe Billions to Black, Brown and Low-income Students and Their Schools

The Education Justice Research and Organizing Collaborative (EJ-ROC)

Chronically Absent: The Exclusion of People of Color from NYC Elementary School Curricula

Chronically Absent: The Exclusion of People of Color from NYC Elementary School Curricula

Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and the Transformation of Schools

Is NYC Preparing Teachers to Be Culturally Responsive? Data Snapshot

In this volatile political time when racism and bias are increasingly visible in politics and the media, young people are looking to schools to help them understand the world and themselves.

The Education Justice Research and Organizing Collaborative (EJ-ROC)

How Much Funding Do Los Angeles Schools Need?

How Much Funding Do Los Angeles Schools Need?

The Education Justice Research and Organizing Collaborative (EJ-ROC)

Failing Brown v. Board: A Continuous Struggle Against Inequity in Public Education

Failing Brown v. Board: A Continuous Struggle Against Inequity in Public Education