There is a current social and political war on education in the United States. One consequence of the politicization of education is the inherent rise of selective education and miseducation. For generations, black churches have provided a bulwark against miseducation by providing access to children and youth in their communities. PT congregation Gordon Memorial UMC hosts a Freedom School every summer.
Could churches of other demographics get in on this work? In this article on Faith & Leadership, Karen Crozier highlights this context around these issues and more.