Vol 2 Issue 1-From the Editor

Setting new priorities for public education Antwan Jefferson, PhD Welcome to our first issue of 2021. Post-riots at the US Capitol Post-2020 election Post and During the announced departures of several local school district leaders During a reality-altering global pandemic that continues to hit closer and closer to home for Read more…

Vol 2 Issue 1-Main Article

Setting new priorities for public education Public Education’s Opportunity To Shift Course By | Allan Tellis, Chief Writer, Denver                 Traditional educational dynamics have had to be reimagined during the nation’s struggle with COVID-19. The common educational experience has been profoundly altered by Read more…

Vol 2 Issue 1-Educator Perspective

Setting new priorities for public education Educator Perspective By |  Shakira D. Abney-Wisdom   During 2020, we were faced with the reality of two pandemics: COVID-19 and systemic racism.  Both have more severe impacts on historically and persistently marginalized groups, namely people of color, independent of level of education or Read more…

Vol 2 Issue 1-Scholar Perspective

Setting new priorities for public education Scholar Perspective By |  Danielle Walker Planting the Seeds of Liberation  The global COVID-19 pandemic has shaken the very roots of the US educational system.  US education at its roots is traditional, rigid, and quite frankly designed for White students. Therefore, this system has Read more…

Vol 2 Issue 1-Student Perspective

Setting new priorities for public education Student Perspective By |  Valantina Zeremariam Treat Us Like the Future, Not the Burden. Let’s Get Real.  In 2003, the aftermath of the bloodshed of the Eritrean-Ethiopian war, my parents decide to immigrate to the United States, “The Land of Opportunity.’’ My mother especially Read more…

Vol 1 Issue 3-From the Editor

Adjusting to new social and educational realitiesAntwan Jefferson, PhD It’s been a while. Since we last published a full issue of this community-based education journal, a global pandemic reached the shores of the US landing as close to home as our families, friends, coworkers, neighbors, strangers. And, the long history Read more…

Vol 1 Issue 3-Main Article

Adjusting to new social and educational realitiesNew RealitiesBy | Allan Tellis, Chief Writer, Denver For many of us, when thinking back to our school days, people and places come to mind: former teachers, coaches, classmates, classrooms, playgrounds, sporting events. For many students today, their memories of school will differ significantly, Read more…

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