Student Protests: Then and Now

From my small corner of the internet, I wanted to add something to the discussion of student protests, especially as it relates to school integration. So, here’s a short post that uses a perhaps obscure history to echo what others have said about Parkland students: keep on kicking ass- America is made better by your…

News Roundup: Week of 2.20.17

It’s a short roundup this week. There was some speculation about who might picked to lead the Office of Civil Rights at the federal Department of Education. (Gail Heroit, a law professor at the University of San Diego and an apparent opponent of considering race in college admissions.) And, a look inside recruitment strategies at…

News Roundup: Week of 1.30.17

It was a mixed bag of articles this week, though one theme remains common: that popular policies have largely been ineffective in improving student learning and, meanwhile, have exacerbated (or ignored) school segregation. This Atlantic article looks at a recent report that went overlooked among everything else that’s happened so far this year. Released just…