Embodied Pathways and Ethical Trails: Studying Learning in and through Relational Histories

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Shirin Vossoughi is an author in Embodied Pathways and Ethical Trails: Studying Learning in and through Relational Histories. Here the authors address how children’s physical interactions when they are learning together reflect histories, ethical stances and relationships over time, which can lead to acts of solidarity among children. To read more, click here. Read Article

In an Era of Pandemic and Protest, STEM Education Can’t Pretend to Be Apolitical

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FLDC members Shirin Vossoughi and Megan Bang, along with Daniel Morales-Doyle and Sepehr Vakil, are the authors of an op-ed in Truthout, “In an Era of Pandemic and Protest, STEM Education Can’t Pretend to Be Apolitical”.  “Across the U.S., the push to reopen schools is predicated on troubling beliefs about schools and families. Time at […]

Organizing Engagement Interview with Keith Catone

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Keith Catone, FLDC member, was interviewed by Organizing Engagement.  “As the founding executive director of the Center for Youth and Community Leadership in Education (@CYCLE_RWU) at Roger Williams University, Keith Catone is committed to partnering with communities and schools seeking to build collective power to fight for and win education policies and practices that create equitable […]

Promoting Culturally Responsive Leadership Practices

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Don’t miss this engaging new article from FLDC member Muhammad Khalifa:  Promoting Culturally Responsive Leadership Practices: Shining a light on marginalized children with humanistic practices and data scrutiny. Excerpt: As a younger man, I worked as a teacher in Detroit, Mich., in a school with mostly black and brown children, some refugees and some white […]

Federal Education Policy: A Promise Neighborhood Case Study

This dissertation by FLDC member Derrick Lopez offers a case study that explicates the construct of “policy implementation process tools” as integral to the work of implementing the Promise Neighborhood Initiative. Policy implementation process tools reify and fortify the relationships necessary for local implementation of federal policy among collaborative partners. This dissertation proposes three classes […]