Julian Vasquez Heilig is an award-winning teacher, researcher, and blogger. He is currently a professor of educational leadership and policy studies and the director of the Doctorate in Educational Leadership at California State University, Sacramento. He is also a founding board member of the Network for Public Education. His work has been cited by the New York Times, Washington Post, Associated Press, USAToday, Education Week, Huffington Post and other print and electronic media outlets. He has appeared on local and national radio and TV including PBS, NBC, NPR, Univision, Al Jazeera and MSNBC and blogs at Cloaking Inequity.
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Julian Vasquez Heilig joins Southern Arizona talk show host John C. Scott to talk about the implications of the confirmation of Besty Devos as US Secretary of Education on K-12 and higher education.
Julian Vasquez Heilig joins the Rick Smith Show to discuss school choice research and recent development in the civil rights community calling for a moratorium on charter schools.
At separate conventions this summer, the NAACP and the Black Lives Matter Movement—the nation’s oldest and the youngest civil rights organizations—passed resolutions critical of charter schools and the privatization of education. We may have reached a watershed moment for market-based school choice.
In this article, we compare the enrollment of high-need special populations in charter schools with non-charter public schools at the state, district, and local level
Julian Vasquez Heilig discusses NAACP opposition to charter schools and the incoming Trump administration’s policies on education.
Julian Vasquez Heilig addresses the issue of educational injustice, especially for students living in poverty, in the context of top-down education reforms.