Journal of Educational Controversy


Wednesday, June 22, 2016

18th Annual Educational Law and Social Justice Forum now up on YouTube

The 18th Annual Educational Law and Social Justice Forum is now up on YouTube. 

We also have a link to the video on our journal's website.

The forum this year was a ten year retrospective of the controversies covered in the Journal of Educational Controversy as a celebration of the journal's tenth year anniversary.  Authors were there in person as well as on video.

Authors in Person:

          Maria Timmons Flores, Western Washington University  --- "The Plight of Undocumented Students in our Schools"
          Daniel Larner, Western Washington University ---  "Politicians as Playwrights"
          William Lyne, Western Washington University ---" Beautiful Losers"

Authors by Video:

          John Covaleskie, University of Oklahoma --- "Religion and Public Schools"
          Leslie Locke, University of Iowa and Dr. Ann Blankenship, University of Southern Mississippi –  "The Banning of the Mexican American Curriculum in Tucson, Arizona"


          Lorraine Kasprisin, Editor, Journal of Educational Controversy
          Kristen French, Director, Center for Education, Equity and Diversity


Center for Education, Equity and Diversity (CEED), Western Washington University
Thursday, April 21, 2016
4:00 - 6:00 pm

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Are Children Paying the Price for Trump’s Bigotry

In a Washington Post editorial this morning, “Mr. Trump’s rhetorical poison is trickling into America’s schools,” the Post reports on a disturbing survey that “suggest that innocent Americans, including children, may be paying a price for his bigotry.”  
To see the examples from the survey, go to the article at: