This article presents an invitation to imagine education otherwise, what education could be if we took a restorative justice approach and make immediate changes. It focuses on the changes needed to make this vision a reality. Covid-19 has exposed many of the inequalities that exist in education and how these inequalities have negative effects on the neediest students. You are invited to imagine schools as sites of justice and freedom, to think of teaching that is centered on children, caring, and building relationships with families.

Author Biography

Grasilel Diaz

Grasilel Diaz is a Dual Language special education public school teacher. She holds a Masters's from Bank Street College in Dual Language/Bilingual Childhood Special and General Education. She holds a second Masters's from Fordham University in Early Childhood Special and General Education. She has over 12 years of teaching experience in special education and dual language inclusive classrooms.



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