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Pedro Noguera

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Pedro Noguera

Pedro Noguera, a professor of sociology at New York University, is the author of City Schools and the American Dream and co-editor of Unfinished Business: Closing the Racial Achievement Gap in Our Schools.

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Lecturing black men isn’t going to help them overcome the barriers they face. Better jobs and education policies will.

The latest “school reform” silver bullet fails to address how children learn.

As Obama touts his education reforms and neoliberals face off with teachers, hardly anyone is talking about the real problems besetting America’s public schools.

As Obama touts his education reforms and neoliberals face off with teachers, hardly anyone is talking about the real problems besetting America’s public schools.

Hit by the double whammy of poverty and austerity, a West Oakland school that once served children well is struggling.

The true problems facing public education are inequality and opportunity gaps.

Obama's education policy is far too close to George W. Bush's. Those of us who recognize the importance of public education can't wait for the administration to lead the way.

The disconnect between the realities of public schools and the policy prescriptions coming from the White House is the crux of the problem in education.

The change we need in education policy is more than a rebranding of No Child Left Behind.