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


  • 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 ...

  • Ethics Working Group Conference VideoEthics Working Group Conference Video

    The video below features Ethics Working Group members Ron Glass, Sheeva Sabati, and Joyce King.  It serves as a companion to the graphic visualization that was created during the Ethics working group session at the National URBAN conference held April 30-May 1, 2015.  Learn more about the conference and access the full set of working group graphic visualizations here! Click ...

  • “State of the Research” on School Closure

    A collaboration of local scholars will convene a conference on school closures on June 19 at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA from 8:30am-6:00pm in Stiteler Hall.  Registration is open to the public and is a $15 suggested donation to be collected at the event (nobody will be turned away for lack of funds). ...

  • New Book on Social Justice Education and PAR

    Active Learning: Social Justice Education and Participatory Action Research examines a participatory action research (PAR) project led by young people as a teaching and learning approach with implications for pedagogy, schools, educational policy and education reform and transformation.  This book was written by Dana E. Wright and published by Routledge in March 2015. In the PAR project explored ...

  • Highlights from National URBAN Conference

    On April 30th and May 1st, the first national URBAN gathering took place at UMASS Boston. Forty-five scholars from across the country gathered for a 2-day working conference on “Collaborative Research for Equity and Action in Education.” Funded by a grant from the American Educational Research Association, the conference was designed to bring together scholars ...

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