Equity and Diversity Impact Assessment (EDIA)
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Equity and Diversity Impact Assessment (EDIA)

EDIA Activating Thresholds

The Superintendent or School Board of Education may request a school or department to complete an EDIA. MPS schools and departments that meet one of the following thresholds will activate an EDIA to take place. 

Significant resource allocation:

  • Equal to/greater than 30% of a school or department's policy, practice, procedure, program, or budget
  • Equal to/greater than 30% of the MPS District budget 

Significant Impact:

  • Impacts all students within the district
  • Impacts all students within an attendance zone
  • Impacts all students within a school
  • Impacts 5,000 or more students
  • Impacts 30% of a protected class*

*Protected class defined in the MPS Policy 1304 include: 1. race, 2. culture, 3. color, 4. creed or religion, 5. national origin, 6. gender, 7. mental and physical ability, 8. age, 9. marital status, 10. family structure, 11. citizenship status, 12. sexual orientation or affectional preference, 13. gender identity or expression, 14. economic status, 15. veteran’s status, 16. any other protected class in conformance with federal, state and local laws.