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A new study of three universities found that certain dorms on their campuses were widely, but unofficially, considered off-limits for low-income students and students of color.

School of Education & Human Sciences to host 3rd session of virtual series for 2020-21

LAWRENCE — The School of Education & Human Sciences at the University of Kansas will host the third and final virtual session of the 2020-21 Strategies Event Series on April 17 via Zoom.

Jennifer Ng named to new AAU Advisory Board on Racial Equity

LAWRENCE — The Association of American Universities has named Jennifer Ng to its newly created Advisory Board on Racial Equity in Higher Education.

USD 207 receives KU education leadership award

Unified School District 207 was presented the University of Kansas Department of Special Education’s annual Whelan Leadership for Learning Award during the monthly board meeting March 30 at the district office.

US News & World Report ranks 50 KU graduate programs in top 50 among public schools

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas has nine graduate programs in the top 10 and 50 programs in the top 50 among public universities in the 2022 rankings from U.S. News & World Report, released today.

Teachers can use popular media to address anti-Asian bias, KU research shows

LAWRENCE — Recent incidents of racial discrimination and violence against Asians and Asian Americans in the United States have prompted critical discussions about how to talk about such biases with younger age groups.

Study Examines Racial Differences in Students’ Experiences in Campus Housing

A new study by Zachary Foste, assistant professor of educational leadership & policy studies at the University of Kansas, examined racial differences in students’ experience in campus housing at three major universities.

One Year Into the Pandemic, the White House Aims to Prioritize People With Disabilities

One year ago, on March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization officially declared COVID-19 a pandemic. Since then, 29 million Americans have been infected and more than 500,000 have died.

KU researchers designing career development via telehealth for rural individuals with disabilities

LAWRENCE — Researchers at the University of Kansas have launched a study to test the outcomes of a career design model, delivered virtually, that supports people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to set and work toward self-determined career goals.

Why We Need Classroom Teachers in School Leadership More Than Ever

In 2021, finding teachers who are passionate about stepping into leadership roles at their schools and districts is more important than ever. Why? Because teachers put relationships first. They aren’t far removed from what really happens in classrooms with students.

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