What We're Reading

Stay informed with our current reading list. 

A Wolf at the Schoolhouse Door

This book offers a compelling history of how activists are and have been working to dismantle public education as a public good. If you’re looking for a book to get you fired up, start here!

Cutting School

Dr. Noliwe Rooks’ fascinating and disturbing book traces what she calls “Segrenomics:” the business of profiting from high levels of racial and economic segregation. Another galvanizing book that will remind you that separate has never been, and continues not to be, equal.

Schoolhouse Burning

Dereck Black looks at how public education and Democracy are inextricably entwined, and how/why attacks on public schools are also attacks on Democracy.

The Death and Life of the Great American School System

Diane Ravitch the nation’s leading historian writes more than just an analysis of the current state of American education, it is a must read for any stakeholder in the future of American schooling.