Please Vote!: 3rd Annual Educational Policy Turkey of the Year Award #Thanksgiving

Cloaking Inequity

Please vote!! Cloaking Inequity seeks to illuminate popular and dominant ideologies that purport to foment equality and close the achievement gap. Often well-intentioned citizens support educational policy that claim to create a more inclusive and better quality education system— unbeknownst (or beknownst) to them— these policies magnify and hide inequality by utilizing an elegant, yet false, bureaucracy of data, research and media promotion. For the past two years, Cloaking Inequity has held a contest for the Educational Policy Turkey of the Year Award. The past winner were discussed in the posts Teach For America: 2012 Educational Policy Turkey of the Year and Vote for 2013 Educational Policy Turkey of the Year Award

This year, the 2014 Educational Policy Turkey of the Year Award will again be voted on by the viewers of Cloaking Inequity and announced after Thanksgiving Day (Gobble Gobble). The award is based on Cloaking Inequity posts from calendar year 2014…

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About @NatM4Equity

The National Mobilization for Equity is a coalition of organizations committed to alleviating the present staffing crisis in higher education: three-quarters of the teaching jobs in American colleges are held by underpaid, precarious and poorly-supported contingent faculty. Our long-term goal is to end contingency as the norm. The current untenable situation not only adversely affects all faculty members, both contingent and tenure-track, it also negatively impacts our profession, our students and the quality of their education.

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