In this episode
Pre-existing disparities in access to adequate technology have been exacerbated by a shift to remote and blended learning environments over the past year, placing Black children at a further disadvantage. Black parents have worried about accessing resources or supplies that will help keep their children on track academically, and have voiced concerns regarding the safety of their children when returning to schools.
Two educators from the Black Education Research Collective (@berc_tc) at Teachers College, Columbia University — Sonya Douglass Horsford and Phillip Smith — join us to connect these concerns to relevant research and discuss the implications these disparities have for the future of education.
What is the smallest thing we can do to make the biggest difference?