The URBAN Education node is comprised of scholars and practitioners from across the United States whose work cuts across disciplines and methodologies to address issues related to educational equity.
Email the Education node here.
The Education Node Co-Chairs can be reached for:
Ana Antunes: Graduate Students/Mentoring Questions
Sarah Hobson: Publishing and Communications Questions
Joy Howard: AERA Planning Questions
- Invitation to Participate in AERA mini-course: Ethical Issues in Collaborative Research
Greetings, We are inviting participants for our AERA mini-course: Ethical Issues in Collaborative Research. All professional development courses are listed on the AERA meeting page (click here for a list). We’ve recently learned, however, that professional development courses and mini-courses are not searchable in the AERA program. Below is the course description and instructions for how to register. Thank you, Ron, Sheeva, and ...
- Open Letter to Philadelphia School Reform Commission Highlights Concern over School Privatization
In an open letter to the School Reform Commission (SRC) of the School District of Philadelphia, several Philadelphia-area faculty members raise concerns over the plans to privatize three elementary schools. The letter questions the process by which the SRC decided on privatization, as it excluded parents and communities who prefer neighborhood schools, and the rationale that poor ...
- Reflections on the Second National URBAN Conference
On Friday, November 13th and Saturday, November 14th, over fifty scholars and activists from the Urban Research-Based Action Network (URBAN) gathered for their second national conference at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. Gilda Ochoa, Professor of Chicana/o-Latina/o Studies and Sociology at Pomona College, reflects on the conference: Learning from the Contradictions: A Critical Reflection on Collaborative Action-Research.
- URBAN Gathers for Second National Meeting at University of Massachusetts, Boston
On Friday, November 13th and Saturday, November 14th, over fifty scholars and activists from the Urban Research-Based Action Network (URBAN) gathered for their second national conference at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. This gathering was sponsored by the Spencer and W.T. Grant Foundations. Mark R. Warren, associate professor in the Department of Public Policy and Public ...
- URBAN Member Open Letter in Solidarity with the Students at the University of Missouri
This past weekend, scholars and activists from around the country gathered for the second national URBAN convening, at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. (We will be reporting more on this meeting as soon as possible, in an upcoming newsletter.) One of the outcomes of this meeting is an urgent open letter, as members of URBAN, ...