Tag Archives: inequality

Talking school choice research and history plus NAACP stance on charters

Julian Vasquez Heilig joins the Rick Smith Show to discuss school choice research and recent development in the civil rights community calling for a moratorium on charter schools. Please check out and follow my YouTube channel here. For more on what’s going wrong with charters click here. Please Facebook Like, Tweet, etc below and/or reblog to share this discussion with others. Want to

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Ignoring Giraffe on the Highway: Spiraling Inequality Is Really What Ails Education

The public discourse about education is full of “zip code should not determine destiny” memes. The reasoning is— if we ignore the giraffe driving down the highway (poverty), it won’t exist or matter. The challenge with treating the symptoms of a disease rather than the causes, is that the outcomes remain inconsistent. For example, if you get a tummy tuck,

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