History of Schooling in America

Let’s cut to it: American schools were not designed for African Americans and still fail millions of black children today. It’s no surprise schools have seen little to no innovation since the industrial period. That’s a double whammy. Where was the first white school and black school located? How did school founders envision the future of schools? In this episode we focus on the history of schooling with the context of racial inequality in America.

Featuring Gerard Robinson, Vice President of Education at the Advanced Studies in Culture Foundation in Charlottesville, Va; and, Paul Dauphin, Louisiana Deputy State Director at the American Federation for Children.

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