Vol 4 Issue 1 – From the Editor

Teacher Retention Antwan Jefferson, PhD     What’s really interesting to me about this teacher retention issue of the Journal, is that it highlights some of the same kinds of concerns that we’ve been interested in learning about since we started. For instance, when we began in 2018, we were Read more…

Por DJEC, Hace 8 meses

Searching for “Public” in Public Education

Reposted from The Black Resilience in Colorado (BRIC) Fund Blog The Black Resilience in Colorado (BRIC) Fund Blog features the unique voices and perspectives of people who make up the diverse fabric of the Colorado community who are engaged in Black philanthropy. It’s a platform to share their comments and Read more…

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Vol 3 Issue 3 – From the Editor

School Data Antwan Jefferson, PhD     I’ll keep this letter brief. First, on the day that I’m writing this letter, our city and region are experiencing the immediate after-effects of an act  of gun violence in another of our community’s schools. There is nothing, really, for a local, community-based Read more…

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Vol 3 Issue 2 – From the Editor

        Student Safety Antwan Jefferson, PhD As I reflect on the topic of school safety, I am reminded of the Maasai proverb, “And how are the children?” Reminded that the health of our society will be most evident in the lives of our children. And, because public Read more…

Por DJEC, Hace 8 meses

Vol 3 Issue 1 – From the Editor

Success by Any Other Name Antwan Jefferson, PhD Welcome to the summer 2022 issue of the Denver Journal of Education and Community (DJEC: n. dee-jeck). Since we are at the beginning of a new school year, one that is possibly the closest to the start of a “normal” school year Read more…

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Vol 2 Issue 4 – From the Editor

Housing and Education Antwan Jefferson, PhD Welcome to a major inflection point in the as-yet infant life of the Denver Journal of Education and Community. For the past two years, we’ve been working hard to discover our collective identity–not an easy task in an information-saturated society in which “traditional” media Read more…

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Vol 2 Issue 3 -From the Editor

Working Together To Make Change Antwan Jefferson, PhD It’s difficult these days to remember why we pursue, invest in, and rally around public education. An election is just a few weeks away: that’s important, right? In fact, in a representative government, the role of the school board is to govern Read more…

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Vol 2 Issue 2 -From the Editor

Learning about “American” Ideologies, Values, and Identities in Public Schools Antwan Jefferson, PhD I was a first grader at Wythe Elementary School in Hampton, Virginia in 1983. Each morning, following the school announcements, we stood up, turned our bodies in the direction of the US flag hanging in the front Read more…

Por DJEC, Hace 8 meses

Vol 2 Issue 1-From the Editor

Setting new priorities for public education Antwan Jefferson, PhD Welcome to our first issue of 2021. Post-riots at the US Capitol Post-2020 election Post and During the announced departures of several local school district leaders During a reality-altering global pandemic that continues to hit closer and closer to home for Read more…

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Vol 1 Issue 3-From the Editor

Adjusting to new social and educational realitiesAntwan Jefferson, PhD It’s been a while. Since we last published a full issue of this community-based education journal, a global pandemic reached the shores of the US landing as close to home as our families, friends, coworkers, neighbors, strangers. And, the long history Read more…

Por DJEC, Hace 8 meses
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