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The Case of Capital and School Choice (Ep54)

Empowerment Starts Here with Professor Julian Vasquez Heilig (click here to listen).

Scroll down to access links and other resources mentioned in Episode 54- “The Case of Capital and School Choice.”

Ep54.The Case of Capital and School Choice

In this episode, the informant talks about the capital required for parents to enroll their children in charter public schools and the ways in which this requirement violates the tenets of free education. In the close out, the host adds to the conversation by talking about democratic education from the angle of property, privilege and power.

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Additional Points Discussed:

  • The mobilization of knowledge and the policies of knowing when traditional power holders are gatekeepers to knowledge;
  • Bias in the system of education and its movement from being explicit to implicit and back to being explicit again; and
  • The conflation of school policies and bigotry.

Resources and Links Mentioned in this Episode:

  • TBD

Other ESHpodcast Episodes Mentioned

  • TBD

Terms and Concepts Mentioned

power, privilege, teachers, students, race, students of color; charter schools; school choice; traditional public schools; Christopher Stewart; Julian Vasquez; knowledge mobilization; higher education; the academy


In the introduction, I referenced the informant from last week’s episode (The Case of EduColor) as Jose Vasquez. His name is Jose Vilson and I apologize for the mistake!

Please feel free to let me know if you catch any additional mistakes. Thanks!!

The Full Link for the Episode…


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