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EdMonth Storified: This Is What Happens When You Debate @TeachForAmerica

Deliberation and debate is the way you stir the soul of our democracy. Jesse Jackson Back in the Fall of 2014 Hannah Nguyen approach me about joining a USC Ed Month panel for a debate about Teach For America. (What is Teach For America? See all posts on the organization here.) USC EdMonth is a “month-long program devoted […]

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Is @TeachForAmerica Cloaking Inequity?: Discussing the Headwind

After several decades, Teach For America, a program that sends inexperienced teachers (typically only 5 weeks of summer training) before they are shipped off to teach on a (primarily) temporary basis in America’s toughest schools, is facing some headwind. Alumni are increasingly speaking out against the organization, many of whom who joined Teach For America […]

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Lily’s Blackboard: Dimming the American Dream with Debt

I was honored to guest blog about my family’s American experience with rapidly increasing college debt for NEA President Lily Eskelsen García at Lily’s Blackboard. The guest post originally appear here. Today I'm sharing my blog with @ProfessorJVH We all need to act! #degreesnotdebt http://t.co/OCUhq6XP0b #edchat #latism — Lily Eskelsen García (@Lily_NEA) November 17, 2014 The […]

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Thank you Mr. President for your Welcome! Join Us!

  Consider studying for your Ed.D. in Educational Leadership at California State University Sacramento. To join us in the beautiful Northern California weather and the seat of California government— click here. https://twitter.com/ProfessorJVH/status/507763384817696768 Please Facebook Like, Tweet, etc below and/or reblog. Want to know about Cloaking Inequity’s freshly pressed conversations about educational policy? Click the “Follow […]

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Video from my visit to MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry

From MSNBC: Sixty years after Brown v. Board of Education, segregation remains in some public schools. ProPublica’s Nikole Hannah-Jones, The Advancement Project’s Judith Browne Dianis, Julian Vasquez Helig from the Educational Policy and Planning Program at the University of Texas, The Century Foundation’s Halley Potter and MSNBC.com’s Trymaine Lee join Melissa Harris-Perry to discuss. The […]

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