Note to Educators: Hope Required When Growing Roses in Concrete
An essay about hope and urban education

Description

In this essay (see attachments), Dr. Jeff Duncan-Andrade explores the concept of hope and the role schools can play in producing and sustaining hope in the lives of urban youth.

Connection to Equity

Through the voices of young people and their teachers, and the invocation of powerful metaphor and imagery, Duncan-Andrade proclaims critical hope’s significance for an education that relieves undeserved suffering in communities.

Evidence of Effectiveness

This article is being used throughout the nation for teacher’s professional development.

Preferred Citation

Note to Educators: Hope Required When Growing Roses in Concrete By JEFFREY M. R. DUNCAN-ANDRADE