This Is Not a Test (Hardcover)

A New Narrative on Race, Class, and Education

By Jose Vilson, Karen Lewis (Foreword by), Pedro Noguera (Afterword by)

Haymarket Books, 9781642591163, 256pp.

Publication Date: May 27, 2014

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Jos Vilson writes about race, class, and education through stories from the classroom and researched essays. His rise from rookie math teacher to prominent teacher leader takes a twist when he takes on education reform through his now-blocked eponymous blog, He calls for the reclaiming of the education profession while seeking social justice.

Jos Vilson is a middle school math educator for in the Inwood/Washington Heights neighborhood of New York City. He writes for Edutopia, GOOD, and TransformED / Future of Teaching, and his work has appeared in Education Week,, Huffington Post, and El Diario / La Prensa.