November 29, 2021

The Primordial Substitute Teacher – Neoliberalism, Racial Capitalism, And The Ideology Of “Students First”, Part 3 (Thomas Joyce)

The following is the last of a three-part series. The first can be found here, the second here. The Subject Supposed to Put Students First Philosopher Campbell Jones’s analysis of recycling offers an excellent analogy for putting students first. Jones examined the statement “today we are supposed to recycle,” and asked the question “but who is […]

The Primordial Substitute Teacher – Neoliberalism, Racial Capitalism, And The Ideology Of “Students First”, Part 2 (Thomas Joyce)

The following is the second of a three-part series. The first can be found here. Neoliberalism and Racial Capitalism in Schools Neoliberalism is the dominant force behind urban education reform. These reforms are meant to close the opportunity gap by injecting market ideology into public schools. These reforms include accountability metrics for teachers, standardized testing, […]