Vol 1 Issue 2-From the Editor

Examining the politics of public education: ValuesAntwan Jefferson, PhD One of the things that I’ve been particularly curious about since I’ve been involved with Denver education (circa 2002) is what people see when they look at the system of public education in this city. During my years on staff at Read more…

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Vol 1 Issue 2-Educator Perspective

Examining the politics of public education: ValuesEducator PerspectiveBy | Nicci Guagliardo, MBA, PhD Parents and community members feel justifiably frustrated with the gap in purported values and actionable practices in the public school system. One community member stated, “the district is making decisions, but they don’t really know the community.” Read more…

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Vol 1 Issue 1-Main Article

Community Vision for Education of ChildrenBearing witness while bearing burdenBy | Allan Tellis, Chief Writer, Denver Navigating the complexities of the contemporary educational system can oftentimes leave community members with more questions than answers. In conversation with their peers, parents routinely voice concerns about whether or not the current educational Read more…

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Vol 1 Issue 1-Educator Perspective

Community Vision for Education of ChildrenEducator PerspectiveBy | Wisdom Amouzou The words of Sobonfu Some always remind me that the practice of community cannot be assumed as innate to all cultures and peoples. In some contexts, the embodiment and practice of community has been perverted, co-opted and rendered dysfunctional by Read more…

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Vol 1 Issue 1-Scholar Perspective

Community Vision for Education of ChildrenScholar PerspectiveBy | Amy Ferrell, PhD Education is the process of becoming ourselves. On this journey of becoming, individuals come into contact with the inner sacredness that affirms their supreme worth, doing so in community through the driving force of love (hooks, 2012; Vanier, 2008). Read more…

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Vol 1 Issue 1-Editorial Contribution

Community Vision for Education of ChildrenEditorial ContributionBy | Andrew Lefkowits The promise of public education – to create the engaged, informed citizens of tomorrow, to level the playing field and give an opportunity to anyone willing to take it – has been broken, and the stories told in this journal Read more…

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Vol 1 Issue 1-Student Perspective

Community Vision for Education of ChildrenStudent PerspectiveBy | Alana Marie Barros The current education system is set up in a way where students are in high-stress situations all through school. Many students feel as though the school board and their teachers care more about numbers than the students they are Read more…

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Vol 1 Issue 1-From the Editor

Community Vision for Education of ChildrenAntwan Jefferson, PhD This is the Denver Journal of Education and Community (DJEC). Welcome to the first issue. DJEC is a 
community-sourced education publication that reflects the viewpoints of a wide range of perspectives throughout the 
Denver-metro area. We hope that the Journal becomes a Read more…

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