These are books, websites, and other media we find helpful in this work. If you know of a resource or link that should be included, let us know at

NC School District’s by Educational Opportunity (and related research)


All Our Children: The Church’s Call To Address Education Inequality ed. by Lallie Lloyd

Educating All God’s Children: What Christians Can–And Should Do–To Improve Public Education For Low-Income Kids by Nicole Baker-Fulgham

Slaying Goliath: The Passionate Resistance To Privatization and The Fight To Save America’s Public Schools by Diane Ravitch

Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America’s Public Schools by Diane Ravitch

The Death and Life of the Great American School System: How Testing and Choice Are Undermining Education by Diane Ravitch

Educational Goods: Values, Evidence, and Decision Making by Harry Brighouse, Helen F. Ladd, Susanna Loeb, and Adam Swift

Church / Denominational Resources

A Litany for Education by the National Council of Churches

Episcopal Church USA: All Our Children Monthly Webinar Library

Presbyterian Church USA: Loving Our Neighbors: Equity And Quality in Public Education (K-12) Statement (2010)

United Church of Christ: Justice In Public Education

United Church of Christ Poverty and Public Education

United Methodist Social Principals to Support Public Education

United Methodist Congregations for Children (C4C)

United Methodist Advocating for Public Schools (UMAPS)

National Council of Churches Committee on Public Education and Literacy


Nikole Hannah-Jones on This American Life: “The Problem We All Live With-Part One”

Nikole Hannah-Jones on This American Life: “The Problem We All Live With-Part Two”

A Conversation with Emily Hanford About Reading Instruction In the US.

Emily Hanford on APM: Hard Words: Why Aren’t Kids Being Taught To Read?

Emily Hanford on APM: At A Loss For Words: How A Flawed Idea Is Teaching Millions Of Kids To Be Poor Readers


All Our Children Webinar Series

The Next Question Video Series: Nikole Hannah-Jones


Action for Equity Winston-Salem

Equity Justice Alliance (Wake County)

EPIC: Education Policy Initiative at UNC-Chapel Hill

Kids Count Data Center on NC Children

Miseducation: Is There Racial Inequality at Your School? by ProPublica

NC Child: High-Quality Education

NC Foundation for Public School Children

NC Justice Center’s Education & Law Project

Network for Public Education

Public Schools First NC

Public School Forum of NC

Save Our Schools NC

Schott Foundation For Public Education

The Educational Opportunity Project at Stanford University

The Expectations Project

Village of Wisdom (Durham)

Let’s support better schools for All NC Kids together.

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