The Integrated Schools Podcast

Ep 6 - The Hidden Gem

Episode Summary

We're joined by Anna from LA (you may remember her from Ep 1) to discuss the narrative around global majority schools that are "hidden gems" and the problems that mindset can lead to.

Episode Notes

There are lots of great schools without many white kids, however, when white parents start to integrate a global majority school because they think they've found a hidden gem, it can lead in some troubling directions. Anna from LA (you may remember her from Ep 1) joins us to discuss the problems that arise when we come to integration just looking for a hidden gem. We touch on the narrative around what makes a "good" school, and we discuss how the Hidden Gem story encourages resource hoarding and can pave the way for colonizing.

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The Integrated Schools Podcast is produced by Courtney Mykytyn and Andrew Lefkowits. Audio editing and mixing by Andrew Lefkowits. Music by Kevin Casey.