Esa Syeed

Esa Syeed, Ph.D., is a former teacher in the Washington D.C. school system and is currently a postdoctoral fellow at Marymount University. He recently completed his doctorate from New York University on urban education and participatory democracy in Washington, D.C.
Ralliers gather in Washington, D.C., with a sign that reads "Stop, Don't close public schools."

Don’t Call It a Comeback for Neighborhood Schools

In the face of widespread school choice, some D.C. residents are advocating for an equitable system of neighborhood schools. But what's the chance that will become a reality?