All posts filed under: Equity

One Good Question with Connie K. Chung: How can we build systems to support powerful learning?

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Education Equity / Equity / International Education / One Good Question

This post is part of a series of interviews with international educators, policy makers, and leaders titled “One Good Question.” These interviews provide answers to my One Good Question (outlined in About) and uncover new questions about education’s impact on the future. In what ways do our investments in education reveal our beliefs about the next generation’s role in the world? Different communities are investing in their young people in different kinds of ways.  Who is […]

One Good Question with Susan Patrick: How can we build trust in our education system?

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Education Equity / Eisenhower Fellowship / Equity / International Education / One Good Question

This is the second interview with Susan Patrick for the series “One Good Question.”  These interviews provide answers to my One Good Question (outlined in About) and uncover new questions about education’s impact on the future. In what ways do our investments in education reveal our beliefs about the next generation’s role in the world? There’s a big difference in how you would fund the education system if you were building for the longer term – […]

This I Believe: Change is possible now

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Collective Impact / Diverse Schools / Eisenhower Fellowship / Equity / Language education

When invited to talk about the importance of a multilingual America, I’m the last person that anyone expects to see walk up to the podium.  As a Black American with unaccented English, people are surprised to learn that I grew up in a language-minority community in the US.  My family is frequently stopped and asked what language we’re speaking and what country we’re from.  By now, my children (11 and 7) are accustomed to these […]

One Good Question with Darren Isom: Are you preparing your students to become your peers?

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Equity / informal education / One Good Question

This post is part of a series of interviews with international educators, policy makers, and leaders titled “One Good Question.”  These interviews provide answers to my One Good Question (outlined in About) and uncover new questions about education’s impact on the future. In what ways do our investments in education reveal our beliefs about the next generation’s role in the world? I back away from the “education” conversation because I think of my work as more […]