Stories by Mark Naison

Mark Naison is a Professor of African-American Studies and History at Fordham University and Director of Fordham's Urban Studies Program. He is the author of three books and over 100 articles on African-American History, urban history, and the history of sports. subscribe to Mark Naison's feed

Posted on: Feb 11, 2013,

A Fordham University history professor exposes the cynical and elitist underpinnings of the celebrated "Teach for Awhile" program.

Posted on: Mar 21, 2012, Source: With a Brooklyn Accent

Is high-stakes testing turning our teachers into 21st Century overseers -- and our schools into latter day plantations?