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Leading Equity

May 19, 2019

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About Rouhollah Aghasaleh, Ph.D.

Rouhollah Aghasaleh, PhD, is a postdoctoral research associate at Georgia State University.  His scholarship lays on an intersection of critical science education, cultural studies of curriculum, and new materialist feminism that addresses the issues of equity and its impact on the education system. He has contributed research that directly supports efforts for teachers to meet the needs of a more diverse array of students. He is the editor of a forthcoming multilingual volume, Children and Mother Nature: Storytelling for a Glocalized Environmental Education and a special issue on Curriculum Theorizing in Post-truth Era. His scholarly work has featured in journals of African American Studies, Curriculum and Teaching Dialogues, Research in Science Teaching, etc.

Show Highlights

  • Initial thoughts on parent dress code policies
  • Common sense in proper attire
  • Are there bigger issues that we should be addressing instead of dress codes?
  • Can we meet in the middle when it comes to dress code policies?

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Additional Resources

HISD Principal Sets Dress Code- For Parents

Oppressive Curriculum: Sexist, Racist, Classist, and Homophobic Practice of Dress Codes in Schooling

Dress codes for female teachers: “Their clothing seems to be more important than their teaching skills.”

Schools celebrate diversity, but force students to leave their cultural knapsacks at the door

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