While students from underrepresented communities may have already been struggling to access campus resources, the dual challenges of racial injustices and COVID-19 have only exacerbated the matter.
The first cohort of the Holmes Scholars Program has begun at the IU School of Education. The program, established in 1991 by the American Association for Colleges of Teacher Education, supports students who self-identify as racially and ethnically diverse and are pursuing graduate degrees in education.
The Jean Ann Ford Scholarship awards up to $10,000 a year for up to four years for first year or transfer students from Indiana who are admitted for Fall 2021, majoring in elementary education.
When Taji Gibson took a class from Associate Professor Janet Decker as part of her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership degree, she didn’t realize one of her assignments would lead to recognition – especially from her first article ever published.
Zayn Karim chose the IU School of Education to pursue a degree in secondary math education because she wanted access to one of the best schools of education in the country while also staying close to her family.
Research into adolescent relationships often focuses on negative influences. Tennisha Riley is looking to change that with a project that examines how Black youth talk about their emotional experiences as a result of racial discrimination with their same-race peers.
A new study led by Tina O’Neal, Clinical Assistant Professor in Curriculum and Instruction, aims to address trauma and race-based traumatic stress by improving the cultural competence of teacher candidates and current teachers.
Dionne Danns, Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, delves into the experiences of over sixty graduates of the class of 1988 in three desegregated Chicago high schools in her newest book, Crossing Segregated Boundaries: Remembering Chicago School Desegregation, to be released on October 16.
His experiences and struggles brought A'Shon Riggins to the IU School of Education, where he has just started in the master's program in Mental Health Counseling, with a goal to obtain his Ph.D. in sports psychology.