4 episodes

If you want to understand what’s wrong with our public schools, you have to look at what is arguably the most powerful force in shaping them: white parents. A five-part series from Serial Productions, a New York Times Company. Hosted by Chana Joffe-Walt.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.5, 131 Ratings

If you want to understand what’s wrong with our public schools, you have to look at what is arguably the most powerful force in shaping them: white parents. A five-part series from Serial Productions, a New York Times Company. Hosted by Chana Joffe-Walt.

    ‘This Is Our School, How Dare You?’

    ‘This Is Our School, How Dare You?’

    We saw what happens when white families come into the school. What happens when they stay out?

    • 45 min
    'I Still Believe in It'

    'I Still Believe in It'

    White parents in the 1960s fought to be part of a new, racially integrated school. Where’d they go?

    • 51 min
    The Book of Statuses

    The Book of Statuses

    A group of parents take one big step together.

    • 1 hr
    Introducing: Nice White Parents

    Introducing: Nice White Parents

    A new limited series about building a better school system, and what gets in the way.

    • 2 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
131 Ratings

131 Ratings

Cumulus49 ,

Laughing and Crying at the same time

White Saviour Complex at its best and white people stop assuming you know what’s best...Speaking French is useless - speaking Spanish very useful... this is a great podcast

RiannaL ,

Another white woman host

Wondering why NPR doesn’t give this important topic to another journalist besides a white woman...again.

katty_22au ,

Journalism as it should be

Awesome podcast. Interesting to think about the same situation in Australia.

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