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Why Equity Has Been a Conservative Force in American Education—And How That Could Change

An Education Week op-ed arguing that over the past 15 years, equity in American education, intended to help disadvantaged students, has instead become a conservative force, perpetuating the old industrial model of schooling and focusing disproportionately on test preparation, rather than embracing a liberating approach that prioritizes student agency, inclusivity, and meaningful learning experiences to truly close achievement gaps.