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Julian Vasquez Heilig
Julian Vasquez Heilig

Julian Vasquez Heilig

Professor, Sacramento State & Founding Board Member, Network for Public Education

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

More About Julian Vasquez Heilig

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.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

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.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

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.

Thursday, August 25, 2016

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. 

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Julian Vasquez Heilig addresses the issue of educational injustice, especially for students living in poverty, in the context of top-down education reforms.

Monday, November 14, 2016