What We’re Reading This Week: January 10, 2020

A weekly sampling of articles, blogs and reports relevant to TT educators.

The 1619 Project and Bringing History to the People

Cambridge Blog

“History does not belong to professional historians; it belongs to all of us and now more than ever in these troubled times, we all need to be students of history.”


Inequities in Advanced Coursework

The Education Trust

“Advanced coursework opportunities can place students on the path toward college and career success. Yet, too many Black and Latino students never receive the opportunity to enroll through no fault of their own.” 


The Fight Over School Funding

The Hechinger Report

“Nationally, schools primarily serving black and brown children receive $23 billion less than schools primarily serving white students.”


The New Orleans Public School Busing Crisis Should Be Treated As The Civil Rights Issue That It Is.

The Lens

“For children attending public schools in New Orleans who rely upon public transportation to go to school, the privatization of New Orleans public schools has created barriers to accessing free and safe yellow school bus transportation, and therefore, access to education altogether.”


Immigrant Parents Say Government Oversight Of NOLA Schools Isn't Working, So They’re Doing Their Own

WWNO New Orleans Public Radio

“A lot of our migrant families don’t feel welcome into offices, they don’t feel like they’re particularly cared for and intentionally reached out to to be engaged in their child’s education process.”