Category: School of Education

Indie bookstores hold steady in tough retail market

Associated Press quoting Laura M. Jimenez, School of Education “With retail stores shutting down at the fastest pace since the crash of 2008, the head of the American Booksellers Association is grateful to see business holding steady…” Expert quote: “…the overwhelming whiteness of publishing makes it extremely difficult, if not impossible for them to see […]

Do charters welcome special ed kids?

Santa Fe New Mexican quoting Marcus Winters, School of Education “Five-year-old Nico Rosenblatt cannot speak and struggles to learn because of a rare genetic condition, yet thrives when surrounded by other children in a regular classroom, according to his parents…” Expert quote: “My work has shown that that concern is at best overstated.” View full […]

Boston University professor Travis Bristol studies hiring, retention of teachers of color

Bay State Banner interviewing Travis Bristol, School of Education “Travis Bristol is an assistant professor in English education at the Boston University School of Education who researches district- and school-based practices that support teachers of color; national, state and local education policies that enable and constrain the workplace experiences and retention for teachers of color; […]

Making College a Lesson in Diversity

Austin Chronicle Raul Fernandez, School of Education “Boston University lecturer Raul Fernandez believes that one of higher education’s greatest strengths is its diversity..” Expert Quote: “They try to do that,” he said, “because they believe that there’s some benefit to having access to all those diverse communities.” View full article.