Offering a history of the present, the essays below chronicle the corrosive appetite of structural erasures and dispossession taking place under our eyes. We write to document hostile take over as national policy and, as important, to chronicle the massive resistance mobilizing in small corners of our cities and gaining momentum, developing into a roar, insisting that there can be no peace without educational justice.
For the complete journal see, Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, Volume 18, Number 2
Disrupting peace/provoking conflict: Stories of school closings and struggles for educational justice.
The urban youth collaborative speech: An alternative to school closing.
Ayala, Jennifer; Galletta, Anne
Slow violence and neoliberal education reform: Reflections on a school closure.
Aggarwal, Ujju; Mayorga, Edwin; Nevel, Donna
School closings and parent engagement.
Pappas, Liza N.
Detroit public school board in exile.
Emergency! Resistance and recollection: Responses to closure at Antioch College.
Out of hostile takeovers sometimes comes awareness, always grief, and perhaps spaces for self-determination.
Why America doesn’t fix its failing schools.