How Current School Reform Policy Maintains Racial and Economic Inequality
Edited By Bree Picower and Edwin Mayorga
About the editors
Bree Picower is an Assistant Professor at Montclair State University in the College of Education and Human Development. Her book, Practice What You Teach: Social Justice Education in the Classroom and the Streets, explores a developmental continuum toward teacher activism. She co-edits Planning to Change the World: A Planbook for Social Justice Teachers published by the New York Collective of Radical Educators (NYCoRE) and the Education for Liberation Network. Her recent scholarly articles have appeared in Teachers College Record, Teacher Education Quarterly, and Race, Ethnicity and Education. She has taught in public elementary schools in Oakland, California, and New York City. As a core leader of NYCoRE and founding member of the national Teacher Activist Groups network, Bree works to create spaces for educators to sharpen their political analysis and act for educational justice. Resources and publications affiliated with her work can be found at www.usingtheirwords.org and she can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Edwin Mayorga is an Assistant Professor at Swarthmore College in the Department of Educational Studies. His ongoing project, Education in our Barrios #BarrioEdProj, is a digital, critical participatory action research project (D+CPAR) based in Latino core communities in cities in the northeastern United States. Working with local youth co-researchers, #BarrioEdProj traces the discursive and material effects of racialized neoliberal urbanism on, in, and through these communities. His recent scholarly articles have appeared in Journal of Interactive Technology, Pedagogy, Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, and Multicultural Perspectives. He was an elementary...
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