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Occasional Paper Series: Valuing Out-of-School Time

Posted by Nicholas Gray on November 11, 2013

Nonschool spaces aren’t what they used to be. Places that welcome young people engaging in unstructured, autonomous hanging out are getting harder to find. After-school programs have shifted toward offering formalized activities and documented learning outcomes. No longer can home spaces serve as an escape from the authority of school, ...

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What does it mean to educate all children equitably?

Posted by D. Hansen on September 19, 2012

What would schools and classrooms look like if they truly mirrored our democratic ideals? In this issue of the Occasional Papers five authors explore current and historical questions related to the inclusion of children with disabilities in our public schools. The history of educating children with disabilities—an ongoing civil rights ...

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‘Occasional Papers’ Challenges Politics of Accountability

Posted by Nicholas Gray on February 29, 2012

“Educators are not the enemy.” That’s the message of the latest issue of Bank Street’s Occasional Papers, according to guest co-editor Gail Boldt. This issue, the 27th published, and the second to be distributed exclusively online, tackles the subject of teacher accountability. In it, Boldt and her co-editor Bill Ayers ...

tagged: accountability, bill ayers, jonathan silin, occasional papers, policy, social justice

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