Education inequality is something we hear about at every level of our education system and in every corner of the country, and it is deeply related to social, historical, and economic structural injustices that differentially impact students of colour, and students from low income communities. Communities around the country are working to tackle this issue in their own unique ways from grassroots development to advocating for sweeping policy change and ‘education reform’. One example of a local intervention located in the Chicago area is called ‘Pathways to Success’ and it targets the issue of differential access to post secondary education. Ray Legler of National Louis University and his community partner Angelique Harris, a mother at a local high school, joined on air to share with us their work in the Chicago area to make sure that all students who wish to attend post secondary school are ready and able. Want to learn more? Have a listen to this weeks podcast.
Listen here: ‘Pathways to Success’: One intervention working to tackle education inequality by Mixcloud