About Emery Petchauer

Dr. Emery Petchauer is assistant professor of teacher development and educational studies at Oakland University. He is the author of Hip-Hop Culture in College Students’ Lives: Elements, Embodiment and Higher Edutainment”. (Routledge)

What Educators and Students Can Learn From Hip Hop

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Educators are looking towards elements of hip hop for innovative and refreshing ways to meet students where they are.

Teachers Refusing to Give Tests: Why We Should Support Garfield High School

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Dr. Emery Petchauer explains why the community should stand behind teachers who refuse to administer standardized tests in our schools.

The Chicago Teacher Strike is Also About the Future

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Teacher and Professor of Education Emery Petchauer explains how he came to understand the necessity of teachers union strikes.

Detroit Public Schools – Kicked Out Of School For Learning?

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Emery Petchauer chides Detroit public schools for suspending students who took action against underfunding.

What Happens When Teachers Are Publicly Ranked?

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Dr. Emery Petchauer warns that the ‘best and brightest’ young adults recruited into teaching will want no part in a profession that is humiliated by outsiders.