Category Archives: Bias

Targeted Universalism

As described in the last post, Professor john powell gave a webinar recently through our colleagues at the Leadership Learning Community.  In the webinar, a recording of which is available on line, powell talked about how systems thinking and a … Continue reading

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systems thinking and racial equity

Professor john powell (he does not capitalize his name) gave a webinar recently through our colleagues at the Leadership Learning Community.  In the webinar, a recording of which is available on line, powell talked about how systems thinking and a … Continue reading

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Teach Like an Equity Champion

A partner school has been using a book called Teach Like a Champion by Doug Lemov (a leader at Uncommon Schools) in their school-wide professional learning.  Different teams were responsible for different sections, they read together, observed and videotaped each other’s … Continue reading

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Employment Disparities Post-Education

What if we are working like mad to improve access to quality education, and when more students of color graduate high school and college… there are no jobs waiting for them? The stark disparities in employment rates point out the … Continue reading

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School reform and the “pedagogy of poverty”

Alfie Kohn’s recent article in Education Week, “Poor Teaching for Poor Children” (a longer version is available on his site) is getting a lot of attention among parent groups here in Oakland.  He makes a passionate case against the double … Continue reading

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Christopher Edley on structural racialism

At the UC Berkeley Goldman School of Public Policy yesterday we attended the Race and Policy Symposium put on by the Students of Color in Public Policy. It was a very interesting and well organized event with many good panelists, … Continue reading

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Hugh Vasquez Interview: What is Transformative Equity Leadership?

National Equity Project Senior Associate Hugh Vasquez was interviewed on the University of Colorado Intersections Radio program as part of their lead-up to theTwelfth Annual White Privilege Conference (WPC) in Minneapolis April 13-16, 2011, title “This Land is Whose Land? … Continue reading

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