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


  • Request for Presenters at the John Dewey Democracy and Education Centennial Conference

    Democracy and Education Centennial Conference The John Dewey Democracy and Education Centennial Conference will take place just before the AERA 2016 meeting in Washington DC — April 7-8, 2016 at the Thurgood Marshall Center. The John Dewey Society is very interested in having scholars from URBAN participate in the Centennial conference. If you are interested in ...

  • Philadelphia Convening on High Stakes Testing

    On Saturday, October 24 a collaborative comprised of Philadelphia parents, teachers, and researchers will host Convening on High Stakes Testing: Envisioning Alternatives & Planning Next Steps.  The event will take place from 9:30am-4:00pm at Temple University in the Kiva Auditorium, Ritter Anex (1301 Cecil B. Moore Avenue). The event is designed to create partnerships in support of replacing high ...

  • New Book by Shawn Ginwright: Hope and Healing in Urban Education

    Hope and Healing in Urban Education is the latest work by Shawn Ginwright, Associate Professor of Education in the Africana Studies Department and Senior Research Associate for the Cesar Chavez Institute for Public Policy at San Francisco State University.  The book proposes a new movement of healing justice to repair the damage done by structural violence in urban communities. ...

  • UC Davis School of Education Postdoc Position

    The School of Education of the University of California, Davis seeks a Postdoctoral Researcher.  This opportunity is funded by the S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation and focuses on the domain of public participation in scientific research (PPSR) as a tool to promote science learning, environmental stewardship, and civic engagement.  This is a two-year position ending June 30, ...

  • JCES Call for Student or Community Partner Authored Manuscripts

    The editors of the Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship (JCES) are currently working on a special issue that will feature pieces authored by students or community partners. If you are a graduate student or if you have worked with a student or community partner who might be interested in submitting a manuscript for these ...

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