Pedro Noguera: Are we failing our students?
Lesson created by Jessica Garrigan using
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Pedro Noguera is the Executive Director of the Metropolitan Center for Urban Education at NYU, and one of America's most important voices on urban public education systems. How can a state, community, or school reach its full potential? What can we do to address the achievement gap?
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ASK DIFFERENT QUESTIONS!! Wrong: How to raise achievement? ----> Right: How do we get kids excited about learning? Wrong: How do we hold teachers accountable? ---> Right: How do we hold everybody accountable? (parents, students, politicians) Wrong: What will it take to close the achievement gap? ----> Right: How do we create schools where a child's race or class does NOT predict how well they will do?
Walk Away Quote: "The future of this country will be determined by what happens in our schools...all of us have a vested stake in what happens."