Testing America's Freedom

What’s race got to do with it? Everything. (Ep. 3)

September 28, 2020 NWEA Season 1 Episode 3
Testing America's Freedom
What’s race got to do with it? Everything. (Ep. 3)
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Testing America's Freedom
What’s race got to do with it? Everything. (Ep. 3)
Sep 28, 2020 Season 1 Episode 3
NWEA

The truth about education in this country can be hard to stomach. In this episode, we go on a journey through the history of education policy in the United States, challenging beliefs about teachers of color and the outcomes of students of color. Dr. Samuel’s guests are Dr. Lea Austin with the Berkeley Center for the Study of Child Care Employment; Dr. Lynn Wright, principal of Oakridge Elementary School in Arlington, Virginia; Dr. Wayne Lewis, dean of the school of education at Belmont University in Nashville; and LaTanya Pattillo, teacher advisor to North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper.

Show Notes

The truth about education in this country can be hard to stomach. In this episode, we go on a journey through the history of education policy in the United States, challenging beliefs about teachers of color and the outcomes of students of color. Dr. Samuel’s guests are Dr. Lea Austin with the Berkeley Center for the Study of Child Care Employment; Dr. Lynn Wright, principal of Oakridge Elementary School in Arlington, Virginia; Dr. Wayne Lewis, dean of the school of education at Belmont University in Nashville; and LaTanya Pattillo, teacher advisor to North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper.