Remote Learning and Foregoing the Dream

Authors

  • Stephen Kotok St. John's University, USA

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.32674/jise.v9i2.2374

Keywords:

segregation; equity; digital divide

Abstract

Due to Covid-19, almost all public-school districts across the U.S. suspended in-person learning and shifted overnight to remote learning. I am writing this in May of 2020. The future of the pandemic is unclear. However, we need to think critically how this challenging time informs post-Covid educational policies and curriculum.

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Author Biography

Stephen Kotok, St. John's University, USA

Stephen Kotok is an assistant professor in the Department of Administrative and Instructional Leadership at St. John’s University. His research focuses on the opportunity gap for low-income and minority students and how school context affects these disparities. Specifically, Kotok examines equity-based school improvement strategies related to school climate and detracking as well as policy-level issues such as school choice, resource allocation, and segregation. Prior to joining St. John’s University was a member of the administrative team at Hope Academy Charter School in Asbury Park, NJ, and was a social studies teacher with the School District of Philadelphia. Email: kotoks@stjohns.edu 

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Published

2021-02-21

How to Cite

Kotok, S. (2021). Remote Learning and Foregoing the Dream . Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Education, 9(2), i-iv. https://doi.org/10.32674/jise.v9i2.2374