Developing Authentic Socially-Just Spaces at the Systemic Level

June 2019
Erin K. Sanborn, Robin G. Jackson, Tammera S. Moore, Seena M. Skelton, Kathleen King Thorius

This edition of Equity Dispatch speaks to educational leaders within systems who, through policy and practice, pigeonhole K-12 educators into inauthentic social justice roles—which push educators to continually reproduce practices that historically marginalize.  Provided within is a socio-cultural history of social justice education theories and their original aims, an interrogation of what systemic transformative change entails, as well as suggestions for how to move beyond a technical strategies-based approach.

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