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All of them worrying.
Randy Boyd doesn't have experience in academe, but the scandal-plagued system could use "an outside-in perspective," as the chair of the board of trustees put it.
Brian Wansink called the latest retractions, which bring his total to more than a dozen, â€œvery unjust.â€ Meanwhile, the university said its own investigation of the researcher is about to conclude.
With financial support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, an anonymous donor and an eligible university match, Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) is set to revamp its curriculum with a new African-American Studies Initiative. Funding totaling $1 million will support the launch of the project “Enhancing the Humanities at PVAMU through an African-American Studies Program Initiative,” which will infuse African-American Studies content throughout liberal arts offerings and also allow the
“Computer science for all” — a favorite catchphrase in edtech — can only be achieved when computer science education is as accessible to traditionally marginalized groups, such as black and Latinx students, as it is for everyone else. That’s the impetus behind Tech Exchange, Google’s latest effort to increase diversity in tech and make its own company look more like its users.The program, announced Tuesday and launched this fall, sends
Leading, fixing and communicating all come with the demanding job of an academic department chair. But throw in the stereotypes and the nuances that often come with being a woman of color in that position, then the job can become a little more challenging and equally as complicated, especially if the person in that role feels like she has no support system or anyone else that she can relate to. Dr. Monica F. Cox
If you would have told me a year ago that I’d be working for an edtech startup in San Francisco, I would have thought you were crazy. I’ve had many jobs as an educator over the past 16 years, but at my core, I’m a 7th-grade middle school teacher. Nonetheless, here I sit in the heart of Silicon Valley ingenuity and innovation, exactly where I’m supposed to be—surrounded by engineers,
Ten years ago this month the American economy suffered its worst financial crisis in nearly a century. Problems had been building through the previous year, but in September 2008 things came to a head with the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the onset of the Great Recession. These events changed the world in ways I think we’re still struggling to understand. With this post I’d like to share some reflections about
The state's Board of Education is also considering references to the "heroism" of the Alamo's defenders.
A program in the Arizona Science Center trains teachers how to bring more engaging STEM lessons to their classrooms.
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