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The ‘Broken Windows’ Approach to Teaching Is Breaking Our Schools

Independent Media Institute | Victoria Theisen-Homer

“We need to reimagine education and recruit a more racially diverse teaching force, such that all students have access to the kinds of meaningful, reciprocal, and empowering relationships with teachers that allow them the agency to create their own knowledge and use their voices. The kinds of relationships that can help students learn to build a society where both windows and people remain unbroken.”

Victoria Theisen-Homer

Victoria Theisen-Homer is an education scholar and author of Learning to Connect: Relationships, Race, and Teacher Education.