This panel explores challenges to radical and progressive reforms in United States education from the 1960s to present in both public and private institutions from elementary to college settings. Topics range from the peace movement, progressive curriculum, ethnic and gender studies programs, to school feeding programs. With a collective focus on the history of anti-radical and anti-progressive measures from the 1960s to present, this panel documents six decades of counter-revolutionary resistance efforts in United States education.
Join a diverse group of historians in discussion! Panelists include Michelle Nickerson (Loyola University, Chicago), Ellen Schrecker (Yeshiva University emerita), Lauren Lassabe (University of New Orleans), Chris Broadhurst (University of New Orleans), Seth Blumenthal (Boston University), and Bobby Cervantes (University of Kansas).