Julian Vasquez Heilig, professor, researcher and Education Chair of the California NAACP, discusses the NAACP’s recent call for a moratorium on public charter schools, and Jesse Turner, professor of literacy and organizer for educational change, shares reflections and plans from the Save Our Schools march and rally. Denisha Jones, activist with all three “BUS” organizations– BadAss Teachers, United Opt Out, and SOS March — helps drive the conversation.
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NOTE: Guests speak for themselves and not for the institutions which employ them, or associated organizations, unless otherwise specified.
For more from Dr. Julian Vasquez Heilig, visit Cloaking Inequity. Read about the NAACP’s proposed charter school moratorium at Common Dreams and the Washington Post. Cloaking Inequity offers full text of resolution.
Dr. Denisha Jones is new to the faculty of Trinity University as assistant professor of education. She continues organizing at the national level with BadAss Teachers, United Opt Out, and Save Our Schools March.
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