Tag: education inequity

From where will common sense emerge?

“Confusion now hath made his masterpiece.” — Macbeth, Shakespeare Our national fuddle over the role of government (public?) schools during the pandemic is yet another throwback to the days of their inception in the 1840s. Their founders saw these conscriptive institutions as a mechanism for control and enlightenment of the[Read More…]

Here’s how we can keep this crisis from digging even wider educational divides

Editor’s note: In this commentary, Jawan Brown-Alexander, Chief of Schools for New Schools for New Orleans, proposes that it’s possible to take what has been learned from the coronavirus pandemic and use it to reimagine what schools could look like in two, five or even 15 years. The piece originally[Read More…]