Schooling on Purpose, Episode 3

In this episode, Peter interviews Dr. Samantha Hedges about her research and work in evidence utilization for decision making in education, her work with the Heterodox Academy’s HxK-12 Education Community, the application and problems of critical race theory in schools, and more. 

Samantha Hedges is a scholar of the politics of education, Heterodox Academy Writing Fellow, and co-moderator of Heterodox Academy’s HxK-12 Education Community. In addition, she works with Heterodox Academy to develop tools and resources for K-12 educators. Previously, she taught at the elementary level for Chicago Public Schools and worked as a public policy advocate for nonprofit organizations in Illinois. Her writing and research focus on local decision-making for education and evidence utilization in decision-making.

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