Will John King’s last effort to desegregate New York’s schools work? Chalkbeat- A comprehensive article on the incoming Secretary of Education’s plan to attempt to revamp struggling schools through integration. A good accompany piece to the informative This American Life podcasts on segregation from this summer.
Confusing Ohio test results are latest effort to unravel Common Core’s promise, Washington Post- Ohio officials are interpreting Common Core test results different from the rest of the country – which is directly contrary to the reason Common Core was created in the first place.
A Black Boy in Baltimore, The Atlantic- A teenager in Baltimore is attempting to redefine the stereotypes of his neighborhood in West Baltimore through writing and other forms of creativity.
Every week, GC picks out a selection of articles that are relevant to our work and to the civics education space as a whole. We at GC love to expand our learning in every aspect of what we do, and we hope you enjoy our selections!
Pawtucket Students Protest Police Takedown , Providence Journal- A police officer took down a student in a Pawtucket, Rhode Island school, and students responded by protesting and walking out. Intense student activism in action.