2011 NCTM Annual Meeting Iris M. Carl Equity Address - No More Leftovers: Making Democracy a Reality in Schools
Are we producing leftovers-students taught by leftover teachers, using leftover materials, sometimes in leftover schools? We set high expectations but make it okay for some students to fall short. These students face a future in leftover jobs with little chance of breaking the pattern. How can we make democracy a reality in math class and in school?