Board of Regents Framework on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
At the Board of Regents meeting in April 2021, the Board discussed a framework on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for New York State Schools which served as the basis for adopting a policy statement. At the May 2021 meeting of the Board, they will discuss and act on the proposed policy statement. The policy of the NYS Board of Regents to encourage and support efforts at the State and local level to create within every school an ecosystem of success that is built upon a foundation of diversity, equity, includsion, access, opportunity, innovation, confidence, trust, respect, caring and relationship building. All students must feel that they are welcome, they belong, and they are supported in every school.
At the Board of Regents meeting on May 10, 2021, the Board voted that the NewYork State Board of Regents Policy Statement on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in New York Schools be approved.