Mark Naison: By the time of Barack Obama’s second term in office, community-centered pedagogy was so out of favor that no local school board in any major city dared promote it.
hen 168 schools were closed in New York City, and more than fifty in Chicago and Philadelphia? When New Orleans became an all-charter district? When recess became test prep in high poverty schools throughout the nation and arts, music, and sports were pushed aside? When school libraries were closed or became places where students took […]