Parents, teachers and students gather in front of an elementary school that is slated to close in Baltimore, Md.

Dr. Bierbaum on the community impact of proposed school closure in Baltimore

This week, Dr. Ariel Bierbaum was interviewed by WYPR about a proposed school closure in Baltimore, Md. Dr. Bierbaum’s research focuses on the impact of school closures and the importance of schools being critical social and political spaces in addition to places of learning. “People experience the closure as one of the latest harms, and acts of disrespect, that they have experienced at the hands of the public sector for generations,” she said.

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