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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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    • 3.8 • 22.8K 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.

    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

3.8 out of 5
22.8K Ratings

22.8K Ratings

@nickelTree100 ,

Great Reporting

I enjoyed this podcast series very much. It highlights the role of white parents in American schools. We still live in segregated neighborhoods and schools today. The big question we should all ask ourselves is “How can we make this a more equitable system for all families?” This podcast helped me reflect on my actions and what is currently happening in our neighborhood schools.

If you are offended by this podcast, you are part of the problem and you probably didn’t listen to the whole series.

megeuo ,

You Need to Actually Listen

It’s pretty clear who has and hasn’t actually listened to this podcast based on the reviews, and the one stars will be pleasantly surprised if they did! I stumbled across this after listening to the first episode on This American Life and knew I wanted to hear more about SIS and public education in New York.

Don’t listen to the negativity and give it a try, this is an amazing history on something that we usually take for granted and you’ll definitely learn something.

Leftist Tears Pool Here ,

Atrocious

I’m a moderate person of color. I listened to 1 of these episodes. It’s disgusting how the left has infiltrated the media. Reverse racism is rampant. Let go of your past and open you eyes to the present. White liberals want to chain black and white Americans to their modern day shackles of racism. 0 stars, what a backward, down right atrocious podcast. Go watch the daily wire !

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