We speak with Dr. David C. Bloomfield, Professor of Education Leadership. Law & Policy at Brooklyn College. David Bloomfield cond
01:04-02:41 Education as private property or as social good
02:42-03:51 “Educationism”: are failing schools the cause of inequality?
03:52-04:27 Charters and traditional schools fight; “our children” and “other people’s children”
04:28-04:57 Racism and racialization of poverty
04:58-07:10 Race, class; nationalization of education not a solution
07:11-09:08 Teacher unionism; valuing education?
09:09-09:58 Mass education movement?
09:59-13:30 NYC school segregation; “good schools/bad schools” are code for racialized systems; social Darwinism in school admissions;
13:31-15:59 NYC selective high schools; screened schools
16:00-20:34 Restorative justice
20:34-21:33 View of schooling as encompassing all children
21:34-24:06 Class size; concentrations of low-income students—need schools where everyone has a chance