Jamila Dugan

Guest Blogger

Author, Leadership Coach & Researcher

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Jamila Dugan is an author, leadership coach and researcher. Jamila is the co-author with Shane Safir of Street Data: A Next-Generation Model for Equity, Pedagogy, and School Transformation, focusing on culturally-rich education environments and anti-racist approaches to reimagine learning. She began her career as a teacher in Washington, D.C.

Jamila holds a doctorate in educational leadership for equity from the University of California, Berkeley; a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction from George Mason University; and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Fresno State University. She lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with her partner and two children.

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Posted Mar. 25, 2021

Black Students Are Not ‘Marginalized,’ They Are the Center of Our Work

So many headlines these days are about how Black students are “falling behind” during the pandemic. They’re “missing” and “lost.”…

By Jamila Dugan

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