Do Schools Have Enough Books? An Interview with Meredith Broussard of Stackedup.org

For the third installment of my Educational Thought Leader series, I talked with Meredith Broussard. A former software developer, Broussard is an assistant professor in the Temple University Department of Journalism, where she teaches data journalism.  KJBD: Can you give a brief synopsis of your research on Philly schools? MB: Last year I launched stackedup.org, a site that tries…

Transformative Teacher Profile #1: Sam Reed III

In recent years, public school teachers have increasingly become the focus of criticism and blame by the media and politicians regarding school quality, re-directing our gaze from the true problems at hand in public schools (inequity, lack of funding, and lack of education-oriented leadership) and making the work of the teacher seem rote and impersonal.…