The Role of Public Education in Place-Remaking: From a Retrospective Walk through my Hometown to a Call to Action

Katie Headrick Taylor University of Washington   Author Note This essay is dedicated to Patrick Thomas for his bravery and grace. The silver lining of this essay has been re-connecting with so many wonderful classmates, friends, family, and colleagues. I am grateful for encouragement from and conversations with Nancy Beadie, Maria Glover, Rogers Hall, Mary Lynn Headrick, Shirley Brice Heath, Rich Milner, Bill Penuel, Thomas Philip, Robert Taylor, Patrick Thomas, Leslie Starritt, Barb Stengel, Karen Weickert, Joy Williamson-Lott, and Ken Zeichner. Thank you for your insightful and honest feedback, Ananda Marin and Joe Polman; I am always grateful for your Read More …