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From Dysfunction to Discipline


Luis Garden Acosta, founder of El Puente, astutely describes a culture in which brown communities are defined by dysfunction. Does this dysfunction also impact how students of color are treated...

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The Politics of Dysfunction


In the second installment of the Schools That Rock webisode series, Luis Garden Acosta, founder of El Puente in Williamsburg, New York, makes an argument that remains relevant today: poor...

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How is Wholism showing up in the Education Justice Movement?


  Luis Garden Acosta’s ideas of wholism are reflected among progressive educators and thinkers. This small, but growing group is dedicated to educating beyond improving test and supporting youth in becoming...

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