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Researcher develops website featuring maps of school segregation across US to help spur research

LAWRENCE — The 2020 U.S. Census Bureau data shows that the United States population has grown more diverse and is increasingly urbanizing. Yet K-12 schools remain largely segregated.

KU lands grant to co-train specialists who both aid children, yet rarely work together

LAWRENCE — Students with intellectual and developmental disability and complex communication needs are often supported by both special education teachers and speech-language pathologists.

KU leading program to bring teachers into research labs, design education to draw diverse scholars to engineering

LAWRENCE — Improved recruitment of women, racial and ethnic minorities to engineering and the sciences has long been a goal in the field.

Five KU staff, faculty members take on additional diversity, equity responsibilities

LAWRENCE – Five individuals at the University of Kansas are taking on enhanced roles in diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging, either as a promotion or an expansion of their current responsibilities:

KU adds early childhood graduate certificate program to its early childhood, special education graduate offerings

OVERLAND PARK — The new early childhood unified graduate certificate program and the existing master’s in early childhood unified at the University of Kansas prepare early educators to address the needs of each and every child, including those with, and at risk for, developmental delays and disabili

KU announces featured speakers for the 2021 Virtual Summer Conference

LAWRENCE — The School of Education & Human Sciences at the University of Kansas has announced the featured speakers for each session of the 2021 Strategies for Educational Improvement Summer Conference, a virtual multisession professional development series.

AAI announces recipients for Arts & Humanities Grant

LAWRENCE — The Achievement & Assessment Institute (AAI) in the University of Kansas School of Education & Human Sciences has announced the recipients of the organization’s first Arts & Humanities Grant.

2021 KU seniors honor high school teachers with Wolfe Family Teaching Awards

LAWRENCE — Three outstanding high school teachers will be recognized with the 2021 Wolfe Family Teaching Award this graduation season.

Talk to students about anti-Asian bias and violence

People might think it’s inappropriate to discuss recent anti-Asian and anti-Asian American discrimination and violence in the classroom. In this episode, researcher Hyesun Cho explains why school is one of the best places to talk about the topic.

Study: Students with disabilities show resilience that could guide post-pandemic education

LAWRENCE — The COVID-19 pandemic has presented a new world of challenges for education.

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