The LP - Episode 3: Zachary Wright

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The beliefs, practices, and policies common in the United States school system are cultivating inequities in classrooms across the country. Activist, professor, and author Zachary Wright has thoughts about how to recognize, repudiate, and reverse these inequities. He shares these insights as we discuss his book "Dismantling a Broken System: Actions to Bridge the Opportunity, Equity, and Justice Gap in American Education."

About The LP: Literature in Practice

UnboundEd's goal is to instill the GLEAM™ (Grade-Level, Engaging, Affirming, and Meaningful) instructional framework into classrooms across the nation with professional development, curated programs, and now with a brand new podcast series, The LP: Literature in Practice. Host Brandon White interviews the authors of today’s thought-provoking educational literature and connects the text to GLEAM.

About Brandon White

Brandon White is a former middle school ELA teacher and Restorative Practices educator for the Rochester City School District. He has worked for seven years as a servant leader intern and site coordinator for Children’s Defense Fund Freedom Schools Summer Literacy Programs in Rochester. He has also advocated for these practices through his participation in the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's Teacher Advisory Council and through providing professional development at BMGF-sponsored Elevate and Celebrate Effective Teaching and Teachers (ECET2) Conferences.

About Zachary Wright

Zachary Wright, a finalist for the 2018 United States Department of Education’s School Ambassador Fellowship and a Communications Activist at Education Post, is an assistant professor of practice at Relay Graduate School of Education serving Philadelphia and Camden.

Dismantling a Broken System: Actions to Bridge the Opportunity, Equity, and Justice Gap in American Education
Zachary Wright
Zachary Wright
Author of Dismantling a Broken System: Actions to Bridge the Opportunity, Equity, and Justice Gap in American Education