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Civic Issues Blog 2: When Education is a Lottery

The cage spins. The papers rattle. A hand plunges into the pool of fate and pulls out someone’s destiny. This is the lottery system. A student’s education can be determined by this lottery. It’s random, yet the chances are equal. … Continue reading

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What is education?

While perusing some articles for my next Civic Issues Blog, which is about education equity and class stratification, I stumbled upon this quote that reminded me of last semester: “My biggest concern . . . was the focus on testing … Continue reading

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Civic Issues Blog 1: The Education Gap

I want to discuss America’s education system and access to education. I want to discuss education equity and the closure of the prominent achievement gap that spans between rich and poor. As a student who believes in the power of … Continue reading

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