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Tag: Education

Christopher Newfield

Institutional reform is no match for pervasive structural inequality.

Robin D. G. Kelley

In her scholarship, mentoring, and activism, Farah Jasmine Griffin brings a praxis of radical love to an unequal academy.

Silvia Ivani, Catarina Dutilh Novaes

Building public trust requires far more than the conveyance of facts and instruction in scientific thinking.

Judith Levine

“Don’t Say Gay” laws can be traced to the Reagan-era crusade to put “parents' rights” before the interests of children.

Jonna Perrillo

Laws controlling what schools teach about race and gender show an awareness that classrooms are sites of nation-building. During the Cold War, El Paso public schools knew this too when they taught the children of former Nazis how to be white Americans.

John Summers
The Judge Rotenberg Center, a Massachusetts school, still uses electric shock therapy to punish disabled students. How can an entire field of mental health accept this as fine?
Jared Loggins, Andrew J. Douglas
Even as they carve out space for Black scholarship, established universities remain deeply complicit in racial capitalism. We must think beyond them.
Victoria Baena

Education is not inherently liberatory: it has always been an arena for broader struggles over who has access to knowledge and to what ends learning is put.

Nichola Lowe
To support the work of the future, we must promote workers’ skills as crucial to technological progress.