The story of education in Nashville is long and complicated. Once ideas and stereotypes are perpetuated for a certain amount of time we begin to mistake them for facts. What is a good school? Who decides? Who benefits from this label? Who is hurt by it? What are our shared understandings and underlying assumptions?
Mentioned in this episode:
Jack Schneider, author of Beyond Test Scores: A Better Way to Measure School Quality
Nikole Hannah-Jones, investigative journalist, New York Times articles
Ansley Erickson, author of Making the Unequal Metropolis: School Segregation and Its Limits