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Dissertation in Practice
Doctor of Educational Leadership (EdD)
M. Billye Sankofa Waters
Christopher B. Knaus
Kenderick O. Wilson
This dissertation of praxis is a critical autoethnography of lived experiences within U.S. public schooling, interrogated through Black and Chicana feminist lenses. It offers counterstories to Seattle Public Schools’ enrollment policies and practices post-Parents Involved (2007), and reads into an expansive institutional record marginalized perspectives typically excluded from dominant narrative frames. These multi-languaged testimonios, structured in the form of a corrido, demonstrate how intersecting oppressions (racisms, colonialisms, patriarchies, capitalisms, etc.) are enacted in educational decision-making through interest convergence, and clash with the district’s self-proclaimed liberatory mission, vision, and values.
Álvarez, E. R., "You are another me: Public schooling testimonios de lugares nepantleras" (2023). Ed.D. Dissertations in Practice. 75.
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