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

Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology Volume 18, Issue 2, (May)

Conflict past, conflict rising.
Page 107-108
Opotow, Susan; Luke, Timothy J.

Disrupting peace/provoking conflict: Stories of school closings and struggles for educational justice.
Page 144-146
Fine, Michelle

The urban youth collaborative speech: An alternative to school closing.
Page 147-148
Kissoon, Melissa

Documenting disappearing spaces: Erasure and remembrance in two high school closures.
Page 149-155
Ayala, Jennifer; Galletta, Anne

Slow violence and neoliberal education reform: Reflections on a school closure.
Page 156-164
Aggarwal, Ujju; Mayorga, Edwin; Nevel, Donna

School closings and parent engagement.
Page 165-172
Pappas, Liza N.

Detroit public school board in exile.
Page 173-176
Herrada, Elena

Emergency! Resistance and recollection: Responses to closure at Antioch College.
Page 177-190
Hill, Chris

Out of hostile takeovers sometimes comes awareness, always grief, and perhaps spaces for self-determination.
Page 191-192
Patel, Lisa

Why America doesn’t fix its failing schools.
Page 193-198
Schwebel, Milton