6 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 the makers of Serial and The New York Times. Hosted by Chana Joffe-Walt.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 18 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 the makers of Serial and The New York Times. Hosted by Chana Joffe-Walt.

    5: ‘We Know It When We See It’

    5: ‘We Know It When We See It’

    An unexpected last chapter. Some white parents start behaving differently.

    • 52 min
    4: 'Here’s Another Fun Thing You Can Do'

    4: 'Here’s Another Fun Thing You Can Do'

    Is it possible to limit the power of white parents?

    • 48 min
    3: ‘This Is Our School, How Dare You?’

    3: ‘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
    2: 'I Still Believe in It'

    2: '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
    1: The Book of Statuses

    1: 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

4.8 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

Natou dh ,

Inspirant

J'ai appris beaucoup de choses sur le système scolaire américain. Les perspectives futures sont intéressantes, même si le nouveau système évoqué devra probablement être amélioré.

Charlesfromthepalas ,

Important

self critical, nuanced, great and very human.

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