Kevin Kumashiro is former dean of the University of San Francisco School of Education and an award-winning author of 10 books on education and social justice, including Bad Teacher!: How Blaming Teachers Distorts the Bigger Picture. Follow him on Twitter: @kevinkumashir.
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Saturday, August 11, 2018
A Back-to-School Lesson for 2018: As Elites Cut, the Masses Build
As students and educators gear up for back-to-school this month, more and more of us are asking how we should make sense of public education in this political moment. The history of social movements makes clear that people want political education in moments of crisis and repression, and that they...
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Why Every Student Will NOT Succeed With the New Education Law
Last week, after a seven-year delay, Congress overwhelmingly voted, and the president signed, to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, dubbed No Child Left Behind in 2002, and now called the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). This new law fixes some problems but creates others,...