Dr. Kevin Kumashiro appears frequently in the news media and public radio; linked below are examples of recent essays and interviews.

Sample Essays in The News Media

“A Back-to-School Lesson for 2018: As Elites Cut, the Masses Build.” Common Dreams. August 11, 2018. https://www.commondreams.org/views/2018/08/11/back-school-lesson-2018-elites-cut-masses-build?utm_campaign=shareaholic&utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=socialnetwork

"Bias Against Asian-American Students is Real. Affirmative Action Isn't the Problem" (co-authored with Stacey J. Lee). Vox. June 27, 2018. https://www.vox.com/the-big-idea/2018/6/27/17509140/admissions-bias-personalities-harvard-affirmative-action

"Asian America Needs Affirmative Action in Higher Education" (co-authored with Stacey J. Lee). The Conversation. August 7, 2017. http://theconversation.com/asian-america-needs-affirmative-action-in-higher-education-44070

“Another Wrong Choice for Education Secretary" (Op-Ed). Education Week. February 2, 2017. www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2017/02/02/how-to-pick-a-better-ed-secretary.html

"Education Deans to Trump: We're 'Seriously Concerned' about Your Agenda" (summary of EDJE's Declaration of Principles). Washington Post. January 13, 2017. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/answer-sheet/wp/2017/01/13/education-deans-to-trump-were-seriously-concerned-about-your-agenda/?utm_term=.bcaeed13518c

“Training for Teachers” (Letter to the Editor). New York Times. October 23, 2016. https://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/23/opinion/sunday/training-for-teachers.html?_r=0

“Why Every Student Will NOT Succeed with the New Education Law.” The Progressive. December 14, 2015. http://www.progressive.org/news/2015/12/188460/why-every-student-will-not-succeed-new-education-law.

“Flawed Teacher-Rating Plan on Horizon for CPS.” Chicago Sun-Times. April 1, 2012. http://chicago.suntimes.com/news/otherviews/11599377-452/flawed-teacher-rating-plan-on-horizon-for-cps.html

And be sure to check out my press releases with the Institute for Public Accuracy (accuracy.org), such as "An Education Secretary to Dismantle Public Education?" November 23, 2016: http://www.accuracy.org/release/an-education-secretary-to-dismantle-public-education/

sample interviews for public radio

(July 2018). Interview on Rising Up with Sonali, about""Oklahoma Teachers Hit Back through Electoral System" (plus: Janus decision about unions; affirmative action in colleges): https://vimeo.com/278224511

(May 2018). Interview on Rising Up with Sonali, about "Tens of Thousands of North Carolina Teachers March": http://www.risingupwithsonali.com/tens-of-thousands-of-north-carolina-teachers-march/

(March 2018). Interview on Rising Up with Sonali, about "Teachers Want Higher Wages Not Guns": https://vimeo.com/259753973

(January 2018). Interview on Rising Up with Sonali, about "Police Removal of Teacher Highlights Poor Pay": http://www.risingupwithsonali.com/police-removal-of-teacher-highlights-poor-pay/

(September 2017). Interview on Rising Up with Sonali, about "How Michigan's Charter School Experiment is a Warning to Us All": http://www.risingupwithsonali.com/how-michigans-charter-school-experiment-is-a-warning-to-us-all/

(March 2017). Interview on Making Contact, about "Reclaiming Public Schools: Education in the Trump Era": http://www.radioproject.org/2017/03/reclaiming-public-schools-education-in-the-trump-era/?utm_campaign=shareaholic&utm_medium=facebook&utm_source=socialnetwork

(March 2017). Interview on Background Briefing with Ian Masters, about "Millionaire Money Backing Charter Schools": https://fdmedia.org/background_briefing/march-6-2017/

(February 2017). Interview on FAIR CounterSpin, "On Betsy DeVos": http://fair.org/home/kevin-kumashiro-on-betsy-devos-amit-narang-on-anti-regulation-rule/

(January 2017). Interview on KPFK Rising Up with Sonali, about “What is at Stake for Public Education Under Trump?”: http://www.risingupwithsonali.com/what-is-at-stake-for-public-education-under-trump/

(January 2017). Hour-long interview on KPFA Talkies with Kris Welch, about “The End of Public Education?”: https://kpfa.org/episode/talkies-january-18-2017/

(December 2016). Interview for Journal of Teacher Education, about "Seeing the Bigger Picture: Troubling Movements to End Teacher Education": http://edwp.educ.msu.edu/jte-insider/2016/kumashiro-podcast/

And be sure to check out these internet radio programs that included my interview in a longer series of excellent programs that are archived below:

* (February 2017). Interview on BustED Pencils, on "Education Deans are on the 'EDJE' of Justice and Equity": http://bustedpencils.com/episode/episode-27-education-deans-edje-justice-equity/

* (March 2015). Interview on Pacifica Flashpoints, on “The Battle for Public Education”: http://t4sj.org/writers-bloc/t4sj-radio/the-battle-for-public-education-flashpoints/

* (April 2012). Interview on Education Radio, on “Winners and Losers: Naming and Reframing Education Reform”: http://education-radio.blogspot.com/2012/04/winners-and-losers-naming-and-reframing.html