Yes, I am happy that Juneteenth is recognized as a Federal Holiday, but to be elated over this surface gesture hides the unfulfilled promises and commitments to Black people that continue to get buried every time we are thrown a bone.
Center X provides a unique setting where researchers and practitioners collaborate to design and conduct programs that prepare and support K-12 teachers and administrators committed to social justice, instructional excellence, the integration of research and practice, and caring in low-income urban schools.
We are a community of educators working to transform public schooling to create a more just, equitable, and humane society. Our work extends across two graduate credential programs and many professional development initiatives.
We are extremely excited to announce the upcoming publication of our book, Preparing and Sustaining Social Justice Educators, edited by our very own executive director, Annamarie Francois, along with UCLA Center for Community Schooling director Karen Hunter Quartz. Thank you to everyone who contributed, we cannot wait until September!
Julie Flapan, Director of the CS Equity Project, co-wrote a commentary discussing how the state budget could address longstanding educational and career inequities that were magnified by remote learning in the pandemic.
UCLA Education Takes Part in LAUSD Resolution for Critical Media Literacy Requirement in Grades 1-12
Q&A with LAUSD board member Jackie Goldberg and TEP lecturer Jeff Share describes vision for shaping critical media literacy curriculum that aligns with state standards.