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This Urban Institute blog post by Kristin Blagg and Matt Chingos is the latest example of DC schools data being used to perpetuate a narrative of progress, while masking growing race and class inequities. In this study, “Does Gentrification Explain Rising
Update April 26, 2016: Thanks to WPFW’s David Whettstone for having me on for an hour to talk about this subject.
Update: March 31, 2016: Thanks to Washington Post education columnist Valerie Strauss for
2015 was year of loss, travel and growth.
TERRENCE FITZGERALD HOPKINSON April 28, 1948-April 8, 2015
I lost my dad just a few weeks before his 67th birthday. My mom and I wrote his obituary through laughter and tears and
2014 was another year of stretching, juggling, creating, wife-ing and mommy-ing. It was also a year to accept when it is time to let go, even to the things you really love…
NEW BOOK, TK
In addition to being a DC parent, I also sometimes speak and write about education policy issues. I have some grave concerns about what I learned at a meeting this Tuesday 6/3/2014 at St. Martin’s Catholic church to “welcome”
2013 has been an amazing year.
I met new collaborators and stumbled upon new ways to think out loud, from live storytelling on stage, to community conversations about art and education in Miami, Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Atlanta and New Orleans.
My project with the Interactivity Foundation has now been sent to the printers! It is a FREE download for schools and communities to frame conversations about the arts and public policy. Big shoutout to Art Director Calida Rawles
My family spent Christmas break in New Orleans. We were in the French Quarter on New Year’s Eve. We’d just dined at Mr. B’s, wandering among the daiquiri-clutching revelers competing for Mardi Gras beads along Bourbon Street when we ran
Every year for Howard University’s Homecoming, my husband and I open our home not far from the school’s Washington D.C. campus to our fellow alumni from all over the country for food, drink and fellowship until the wee hours.
What an amazing way to start the new year.
“Go-Go Live” was included in a roundup in Washington Post editors’ and critics’