a) They're wrong.
b) She's a little girl. What's wrong with you!?
c) She's advocating for free compulsory education for all.
d) They can advocate for Manning without knocking Malala.
e) War hawks don't need an excuse to go after a country. A fake PowerPoint slide show are enough to engage in some form of combat. At this point, our country drones, provides weapons to, or occupies any country that is strategically in the way of the US government's interests.
José Luis Vilson is a math educator for a middle school in the Inwood / Washington Heights neighborhood of New York, NY. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Syracuse University and a master’s degree in mathematics education from the City College of New York. He’s also a committed writer, activist, web designer, and father. He co-authored the book Teaching 2030: What We Must Do For Our Students and Public Schools … Now and In The Future with Dr. Barnett Berry and 11 other accomplished teachers. He currently serves as the president emeritus of the Latino Alumni Network of Syracuse University, as a board member on the Board of Directors for the Center for Teaching Quality, and has been a part of the Acentos Foundation, LATinos In Social Media (LATISM), the Capicu Poetry Group, BlogCritics, and the AfroSpear.
He writes for Edutopia, GOOD, and TransformED / Future of Teaching, and has written for CNN.com, Education Week, Huffington Post, and El Diario / La Prensa NY. He has also spoken at TEDxNYED and the Save Our Schools March.
His first solo project, This Is Not A Test: A New Narrative on Race, Class, and the Future of Education, will be released in the Spring of 2014 by Haymarket Books.
- Syracuse UniversityComputer Science, 2000 - 2004
- City College of New YorkMathematics Education, 2005 - 2007
- The Jose VilsonWriter, Blogger, Poet, Web Designer, 2007 - present
- NYC Department of EducationEducator / Math Coach / Data Analyst, 2005 - present
- Metis Associates
- NYC Department of Education
- Bear Stearns
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