When ethnographer Angela Valenzuela spoke with immigrants in Texas – Mexican-American parents and students – and dug into the meaning of the Spanish word “educacion,” (in English: education) they understood it to mean “caring before learning.” 1 And that interpretation makes practical… Read More
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The following includes my opening remarks to set the tone for our local discussion and the national Education Nation live broadcast in Baltimore on “Supporting Our Students, It Takes Everyone.” After my introduction, there are some of the questions and comments that… Read More
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