Archive of 2010 February

Common Core Standards: Hegemony and Racial Equity

on February 12th, 2010 in Blog by | No Comments

The current effort to establish common core standards for college and career readiness for the nation’s public schools seems to suggest that the central need for reform in U.S. schools is to establish fewer, clearer, higher standards for what children should know and be able to do. That to do…

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Taking On the Urgent Need for Change

on February 11th, 2010 in Capacity Building by | 5 Comments

Problematizing the Racial Achievement Gap-A Systems Perspective

on February 3rd, 2010 in Blog by | No Comments

At West Wind, we believe the system was perfectly designed to get the results it is getting. Thus, we seek to problematize the racial achievement gap by reframing the problem from one of failing students to one of a failing system. While this most certainly includes inequitable resources and inequitable…

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