Will the next generation of teachers continue the soft bigotry of low expectations?

In a recent New York Times opinion piece a public school teacher from Atlanta said a student's "ZIP code may not be destiny, but it operates with something like gravity.” His point is that better educational outcomes won't happen until economic inequality is eradicated. Will the next generation of teachers finally believe all students can learn?We'll ask Evan Stone, co-founder and co-CEO of E4E (Educators4Equity), a teacher-led advocacy group.

Posted by Citizen Ed on Monday, May 18, 2020

In a recent New York Times opinion piece a public school teacher from Atlanta said a student’s “ZIP code may not be destiny, but it operates with something like gravity.” His point is that better educational outcomes won’t happen until economic inequality is eradicated. Will the next generation of teachers finally believe all students can learn?

We’ll ask Evan Stone, co-founder and co-CEO of E4E (Educators for Excellence), a teacher-led advocacy group.

Chris Stewart is the Chief Executive Officer of Education Post, a media project of the Results in Education Foundation. He is a lifelong activist and 20-year supporter of nonprofit and education-related causes. Stewart has served as the director of outreach and external affairs for Education Post, the executive director of the African American Leadership Forum (AALF), and an elected member of the Minneapolis Public Schools Board of Education.

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