When: Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Time: 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM EDT
Where: Live Stream
Three leading voices in the struggle for education justice discuss the remaking of public schools in the time of crisis.
The COVID-19 crisis has upended public education. Join three radical education activists in conversation about what this crisis means for public education now and how moving forward we can continue to fight for the schools our students deserve.
Rethinking Schools editor Jesse Hagopian is an award-winning educator and a leading voice on issues of educational equity and social justice unionism. He is the co-editor of Teaching for Black Lives, and editor of More Than a Score: The New Uprising Against High-Stakes Testing.
Noliwe Rooks is the W.E.B. Du Bois Professor of Literature at Cornell University and the author of Cutting School: Privatization, Segregation, and the End of Public Education which won an award for non-fiction from the Hurston/Wright Foundation.
Rethinking Schools editor Wayne Au is a Professor in the School of Educational Studies at the University of Washington Bothell. He is an editor or co-editor of numerous Rethinking Schools books, including Rethinking Multicultural Education, Rethinking Ethnic Studies, and Teaching for Black Lives, and author of A Marxist Education: Learning to Change the World.