Equity and Justice


As progressive educators, we are in a moment where we must advocate for our students by advocating for policy that will protect them.

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Supporting Responsive Pedagogy

“…nothing could be more responsive than answering the student call for more conversation, more preparation, more learning around the history of and issues surrounding race, privilege, and  justice in this nation.”

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Progressive Education & Racial Justice

One hundred years ago, John Dewey described the pages of Democracy and Education as “an endeavor to detect and state the ideas implied in a democratic society and to apply these ideas to the problems of the enterprise of education.” One hundred years later, we continue to explore and to map the intersections of education and democracy in our classrooms, our schools, and our communities — promoting a vision of progressive education for the 21st century that advances diversity, equity, and justice in our schools and our society, and engages students as active participants in both those spheres.

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Students respond to the election…

There was no other choice on the day after the election; there was nothing I wanted to do more than to hear from the kids.