Category: School of Education

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. 

Mass. should diversify teaching force – and here’s how

Boston Globe Travis Bristol, School of Education “DIVERSIFYING MASSACHUSETTS’ overwhelmingly white teaching force will be no simple task…” Expert Quote: “Travis Bristol, an education professor at Boston University, helped create a program in the Boston schools that allows minority teachers to network with one another and discuss the challenges of navigating a white-dominated system.” View full […]

Boston high-schoolers stage anti-Trump walkout. A lesson in democracy?

Christian Science Monitor Christopher Martell, School of Education High school students from across Boston walked out of class Monday afternoon as part of a demonstration in which they called upon local, state, and federal authorities to protect them and underrepresented groups from US President-elect Donald Trump… Expert quote: “Obviously as teachers and educators we can’t […]