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Rann Miller

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Rann Miller directs the 21st Century Community Learning Center, a federally funded after-school program located in southern New Jersey. He spent 6 years teaching in charter schools in Camden, New Jersey. He is the creator, writer and editor of the Official Urban Education Mixtape Blog. Follow him on Twitter: @UrbanEdDJ.

Voting for the lesser of two evils isn’t always enough to get people out to the polls, but maybe voting to reverse a trend sending us toward some version of an American apartheid is. more

Dispatches

Racism in the classroom leaves white students racially illiterate. more

Public School Shakedown

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Snehalkanodia

When schools fail to challenge Eurocentric curricula and pedagogy, they alienate teachers of color. more

Public School Shakedown

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Keith Allison

Should it take a sports hero to keep at-risk schools open? more

Public School Shakedown

Literacy has been, and continues to be, a critical component of African-American liberation. more

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Roemel

To say that a durag sets up a black man for failure is ignorant, at best. more

Public School Shakedown 1 Comments

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Daehan

It is important that students learn of a world prior to European’s attempt to rule over it. more

Public School Shakedown 3 Comments

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Pete Souza (white house archives)

Obama-era policies forced schools to deal with racism in their disciplinary practices. Now the Team Trump wants to scrap those measures. more

Public School Shakedown

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What would it mean for black students to sit in a classroom knowing their teacher was armed? more

Public School Shakedown

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Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute

Fostering pride in one’s own achievement is worthwhile, but pursuing it in isolation of the gospel of the black freedom struggle is like building on quicksand. more

Public School Shakedown 1 Comments

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Happiness47

Garden State lawmakers wanted to make it easier for privately-run schools to take over school buildings built or renovated with public dollars—and that sets a dangerous precedent. more

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Jitu Brown

While financial resources are important, a lack of them will not prevent a unified group of parents from being influential. more

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GoingBatty

State takeovers of local schools aren’t making good on the promise to provide all children with a quality education. more

Public School Shakedown

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Motown31

Eliminating protections for undocumented students threatens America's urban public schools. more

Public School Shakedown

Given teacher demographics, white teachers must be given the tools to discuss Ferguson, Charlottesville, and the next city to be in the news because racism isn’t going away. more

Public School Shakedown 1 Comments

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