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Beware the Solution That Is Not About the Problem: Reflections on Education and the COVID-19 Shock

In the last few weeks U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has put forward three initiatives intended to privatize the provision of public education. Given her long known and widely declared conviction that vouchers and related schemes to deliver public dollars into private hands are the panacea for all that ails education, this is not […]

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Special Education Equity in the Era of COVID-19

With the onset of the coronavirus (COVID-19), school districts, institutions of higher education, and educators are finding themselves in uncharted territory. As schools across the nation are forced to shut their doors, finding ways to best serve all students equitably has never been more urgent. This is especially true for our most vulnerable students—those with […]

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America’s Colleges for Teacher Education Gather in Atlanta

AACTE Conference Addresses How to Disrupt Inequities in Education (February 29, 2020, Atlanta, Ga.) – Nearly 2,000 teacher educators kicked off the 72nd Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis yesterday. The conference, themed “Disrupting Inequities: Educating for Change,” is being held February 28 – […]

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Disrupting Inequities: Educating for Change

The American education system was not created to support the liberation of the powerless. Instead, it was designed to instill skills, habits, beliefs, and discipline that would allow for better control of the masses. The colonizers who became the architects of this country built a system that perpetuates the status of white-skinned privilege and wealth, […]

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Leading Educators to Focus on Equity and Inclusivity at the AACTE 2020 Annual Meeting in Atlanta

MEDIA ALERT                                            Contact: Jerrica Thurman Tel: (202) 478-4502 E-mail: jthurman@aacte.org Leading Educators to Focus on Equity and Inclusivity at the AACTE 2020 Annual Meeting in Atlanta U.S. public schools serve students with diverse perspectives and needs, and educators […]

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