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Noliwe Rooks on Public Education

Elites Impose Education Policies They Would Never Accept for their Children
In the final part of our interview with author Noliwe Rooks, we examine some of the reforms that the likes of Betsy DeVos have mandated for poor children but would never be accepted for the wealthy

  March 13, 2018

Obama & DeVos: Education Reform Based on 'Segronomics' is Doomed to Fail
In part four, Noliwe Rooks says data reveals no educational benefit from the billions of stimulus funding poured into schools by the Obama administration and school vouchers championed by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos

  March 9, 2018

From Segregation to Black Independent Schools
In part three, Noliwe Rooks says after African Americans were faced with nationwide resistance to integration, groups like the Black Panthers created successful models for black education

  March 8, 2018

The Early History of 'Segronomics'
In part two, Noliwe Rooks says wealthy philanthropists first influenced public education for African Americans in the post-reconstruction South

  March 7, 2018

Three Generations of Apartheid Schooling
In part one, author Noliwe Rooks discusses how her family's experience with apartheid and segregated schooling inspired her to write Cutting School: Privatization, Segregation, and the End of Public Education

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