This Saturday is the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling that struck down racial segregation in schools. That was a vital moment in the history of racial justice, but did not necessarily lead to schools offering a multiculturally equitable education for all students. SEED Leader Bernadette Anand reflects below on how, 20 years after her town's board of education was told to integrate its schools, her English department used SEED to help create "a change from race-separated levels of grouping to a heterogeneously textured World Literature ninth grade course."
By SEED Leader Ashley Marshall, Early Childhood Director (Interim), Charlotte Country Day School; former fourth-grade teacher, The Spence School
This is the journey.
In honor of Women's History Month, here is an essay by SEED leader Yun-Chi M. Hsu about how, as a girl, she found her leadership abilities in the face of gender-based bullying.