DIY arts spaces are community gathering places where people make and enjoy art and music in a non-traditional setting, oftentimes a home or a warehouse space. Despite the high rents in our region, the scene is thriving.
Montgomery County Public Schools has long invested in “cultural competency” training, which encourages educators to take students’ cultural backgrounds into account in the classroom. While some in the community think focusing on the county’s diversity aids learning, others question the need for highlighting student differences. We discuss the role of race and culture in education, and what approach makes sense for our current political climate.
- Mike Gonzalez Senior Fellow, The Heritage Foundation; @Gundisalvus
- Troy Boddy Director of Equity Initiatives Unit, Montgomery County Public Schools, @mcpsequityteam
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