The testing, accountability, and choice strategies offer the illusion of change while changing nothing. They mask the inequity and injustice that are now so apparent in our social order. They do ...
Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequity, a film by Shakti Butler
The struggle against racism and racial inequities in our society is being fought on multiple ...
After taking a job as Bridgeport, CT's school superintendent, a job he wasn't qualified to hold , greasing the Chairman of Bridgeport's Board of Education's
palm with a $1,000,000 ...
Today is the 84th birthday of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. When he and other civil-rights leaders fought for equal schooling in the decades after World War 2, they never would have imagined the ...
I'm home from a holiday visit with family members who were gathered in Philly, where I shared the joy my cousins have found. They have adopted a young boy out of foster care. He is three, going on ...
crossposted from Blue Virginia
I oppose putting more guns into schools
A policeman with a sidearm will be no match for someone with the AR-15 Bushmaster shown above. I do not want to ...
no rights are absolute. At some points the Constitution makes that clear - in the 5th (and 14th) Amendment you can be denied the most basic rights of life and liberty via due process of law.
The so-called "Parent Trigger" is an American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) template law written primarily by right-wingers Bill Lucia of EdVoice and Ben Austin of Green Dot School Corporation.
Women of Color and the Reproductive Rights
Movement, Jennifer Nelson, NYU Press
One of the major problems with what we call "the second wave women's movement" was its inability to connect with ...
Originally posted at Great Schools for America
While I don't support Teach for America, I do support a professional teacher in every ...