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What's Race Got To Do With It? How Current School Reform Policy Maintains Racial and Economic Inequality

(Critical Multicultural Perspectives on Whiteness #5)

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Within critical discussions of school reform, researchers and activists are often of two camps. Some focus their analyses on neoliberal economic agendas, while others center on racial inequality. These analyses often happen in isolation, continuing to divide those concerned with educational justice into «It’s race!» vs. «It’s class!» camps. What’s Race Got To Do With It? b ...more
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published 2015 by Peter Lang
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Jeanie Phillips
Jul 28, 2018 rated it really liked it
I read this collection of essays for a course titled Equity, Education, and Learning.

What’s Race Got To Do With It is a prime example of the stories/histories we tell or don't tell and how they connect to privilege. In it are essays telling stories that were new to me. The story of standardized tests, their history rooted in white supremacy, and their use as a tool that continues to harm students of color. The story of teachers unions and their role in protecting teachers and families of color,
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Julia Hazel
Jul 19, 2015 rated it really liked it
Recommended to Julia by: Emily Miller
This book, edited by two of my former colleagues in NYCoRE (New York Collective of Radical Educators) does a good job of showing how the many hydra heads of neoliberalism are insidiously eroding public education in the U.S. The book's articles largely supply examples from New York and Chicago, but the policy shifts and trends they discuss apply much more broadly and have repercussions throughout our country. This book didn't give me an 'aha' revelation so much as it showed the interconnectedness ...more
Liz
Jul 06, 2015 rated it liked it
Interesting and worth reading. Certainly the best part has to do with the scoring and how it's virtually rigging the test to favor the dominant culture. Tiresome overuse of the term "white supremacy" when the more accurate term is "systemic racism." ...more
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