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This is our moment to reinvent school

We can see more clearly now than ever before that students aren’t learning the skills needed to succeed in a global, dynamic society and that the current factory model of education perpetuates systemic inequality.

What now, what next: Investing in anti-racism

We must invest in dismantling systemic racism and build new systems — through approaches that move away from a medical model of diagnosing social ills and imposing cures toward an anthropological one built on listening to and learning from the community.