About this blog


Schools & Ecosystems offers socio-ecological perspectives on education reform.

We believe that views and stratagems affirming the complexity of a school are sorely lacking in much of the current discourse and policy on public education. To this end, we offer commentary and analysis grounded by the analogy of a school as an ecosystem.

For a more in-depth introduction to our model of Schools as Ecosystems, check out our collaborative post on Chalkbeat NY: 

A New Model: Schools as Ecosystems

About the Authors

  • Mark Anderson works as an instructional specialist in ELA and special education in the Bronx.
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  • Will Johnson teaches special education at a public high school in Brooklyn, New York. Before teaching, he worked in journalism and construction. As a teacher, his areas of specialization are writing, poetry and global history. He was a winner of NBC Education Nation’s 2011 Teacher Essay Contest, and his writing has been published in The NY Times, The Nation, Labor Notes, Chalkbeat NYJacobin, and MacMillan’s Encyclopedia of Race and Racism.
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2 thoughts on “About this blog

    1. Pleased that you discovered our blog, and thank you for your research! Are you aware of any further research on the impact of environment on student learning? I feel like this doesn’t get the attention it’s due.

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