Institute for Urban and Minority Education (IUME) at Teachers College Collaboration on YPAR

I was really excited to craft this piece for a special issue of the Review of Research in Education on disrupting inequality through education research, edited by Mariana Souto-Manning and Maisha Winn. Our team from IUME (Limarys Caraballo, Jamila Lyiscott, Ernest Morrell, and me) crafted the most comprehensive literature review of youth participatory action research (YPAR) to-date. … More Institute for Urban and Minority Education (IUME) at Teachers College Collaboration on YPAR

Beyond Mediocrity

My essay, “Beyond Mediocrity: The Dialectics of Crisis in the Continuing Miseducation of Black Youth“, was published in the Summer 2017 Issue of the Harvard Educational Review. I explore why Gloria Ladson-Billings’s 2006 pronouncement of the nation’s “education debt,” as opposed to “achievement gap,” has not gained traction in the national discourse around educational disparity. … More Beyond Mediocrity