Question and Answer Session on #LoveforPublicEd (Freire Strikes Again)

Jose Vilson Jose 5 Comments

Here’s the question from @kandeezie: How does a particular perspective (e.g. Feminism, Anti-Racism, Critical Pedagogy) critique the functioning of schooling in society? My answer? Well, any perspective you take, whether revolutionary or not, changes what your definition of schooling should be. I don’t know many who like education as is. If you’re a feminist, you wonder about the perpetual patriarchal reinforcement through the explorers and thinkers model. Anti-racism? Exclusion of …

A Rainbow Coalition? Not Quite.

Just When Post-Racial Educators Thought It Was Safe

Jose Vilson Jose 5 Comments

This is one of 2009’s most censored stories. I know race is such a touchy subject for some of the readers of my blog, but … just read: According to a new Civil Rights report published at the University of California, Los Angeles, schools in the US are 44 percent non-white, and minorities are rapidly emerging as the majority of public school students in the US.  Latinos and blacks, the …