Jesse Hagopian joined CBS News anchor Tanya Rivero on her program to discuss the request from Republican lawmakers to rescind any support of the 1619 Project and to talk about the proliferation of bills in state legislatures around the country that would ban teaching about structural racism.
Category: Social Justice Pedagogy
VIDEO: The Schools Seattle Deserves Press Conference–Vote for Jon Greenberg, Marquita Prinzing, and the full slate of social justice educators!
On Tuesday, April 21st, the Schools Seattle Deserves (SSD), a slate of candidates running for leadership in the Seattle Education Association, held an online press conference to introduce a powerhouse group of social justice union educators. The union election ends on Thursday, April 30th and then we will find out if a new day for social justice unionism has dawned in Seattle. Vote today for Jon Greenberg, Marquita Prinzing, and the whole SSD slate!
Black Lives Matter At School Makes Educator Unions Stronger
Jesse Hagopian is a Seattle teacher, anti-racist activist and co-editor of Teaching for Black Lives who helped organize the founding actions of “Black Lives Matter at School.” He recently talked to Socialist Worker's Danny Katch about the importance of this year’s BLM at School week of action, set for February 4-8, as the initiative spreads …
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Ethnic Studies In Seattle: A look inside the classrooms of antiracist educators
The Seattle Public Schools recently wrote the below article about the powerful pedagogy of local educators who are piloting a new Ethnic Studies program. The Ethnic Studies initiative in the Seattle Public Schools is the result of an on going movement that was birthed from the Black Lives Matter At School action last school year. …
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Ethnic Studies Now!: Seattle students ask, “Why aren’t we learning this in school?”
By Jesse Hagopian First published by The Progressive magazine. From disproportionate discipline rates to its hyper-segregated schools, Seattle is a tough place to be for students of color. The city has an alarming pattern of segregation both between and within schools, and when the district was investigated by the Department of Education, it was found …
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