Opinion: More Teachers Needed

To learn, students need teachers, not police, on campus

How can school funding priorities align with what we know about discipline practices, supportive learning environments, and health equity? Policy analyst Cesar De La Vega and health equity lead Aysha Pamukcu co-authored this opinion piece with Kanwarpal Dhaliwal from the RYSE Youth Center in Richmond, CA.

“Strengthening — rather than hardening — our schools may seem like a tall order, but the good news is that we know what works.”

Read the full op-ed on the Chronicle website.

February 28, 2019

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As a policy analyst at ChangeLab Solutions, Cesar De La Vega's portfolio includes health equity, schools and child health, healthy housing, and creating active, accessible communities for all.