New York Daily News by Marcus Winters, School of Education “When they came to office, Mayor de Blasio and Chancellor Carmen Fariña called for an end to the Bloomberg-era focus on identifying and closing ineffective schools…” View full article.
The Conversation by Jake Murray, School of Education “The jewels in many an urban school district’s crown are their exam schools, competitive public schools that base enrollment on test scores…” View full article.
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New York Daily News by Marcus Winters, School of Education “The state Legislature is yet again considering whether to renew mayoral control of New York City’s schools…” View full article.
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 […]
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 […]
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; […]
WBUR by Jacob Murray, School of Education “The recent budget woes at University of Massachusetts Boston may in part be due to mismanagement and fundraising shortfalls…” View full article.
The Atlantic Christopher Martell, School of Education Dropping a handout with a photo on each student’s desk, the teacher Kathryn Leslie asked the teens to study the picture of Richard Spencer, the leader of the “alt-right” movement who advocates for a homeland just for whites… Expert quote: “They should not equate teaching about the alt-right […]
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.
The Boston Globe Adam Naylor, School of Education “IF VIOLENCE is going out of fashion in sports, nobody’s told the fans…” Expert Quote: “There’s an edge-of-your-seat kind of thing, a very visceral gut instinct to [MMA].” View full article.