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New Study: Faculty Diversity Gains in U.S. Colleges and Universities Largely Minimal – Education Article

We are honored to announce a NEW article entitled Considering the Ethnoracial and Gender Diversity of Faculty in US College and University Intellectual Communities about faculty diversity in the The Hispanic Journal of Law and Policy (THJLP). THJLP is a law journal at South Texas College of Law Houston. Its purpose is to inform and significantly impact the Hispanic legal community in Texas and across the nation. Diversity, equity and inclusion should be widely promoted across disciplines, colleges, and a university’s intellectual community…

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Q: “Did you see the numbers?” A: Yes, I have. – Education Article

Is there a revolt inside the NAACP? Are charters segregated? Do African American have appreciably higher achievement in charters? Tomorrow is statewide strike and a day of action for public education in California. There will likely be more than 2,000 people at the capitol advocating pending legislation that will provide more funding for public education and greater transparency and accountability This is only a snippet of a Education Article written by Dr. Julian Vasquez Heilig Read Full Article

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Reblogged: HISD won’t tolerate a hostile takeover of brown and black schools – Education Article

Other than the situation in Los Angeles USD. I believe that Houston is currently our most pressing urban district situation. The Republicans in Texas Legislature would like to take over the democratically-elected majority minority school board and turn Houston ISD into a charter district. I have a special place in my heart for Houston ISD as my career began there in 1999-2001. This op-ed was originally posted here in the Houston Chronicle. Last month the Houston Independent School District Board…

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Does @EducationNext still get it WRONG on Gülen charters? – Education Article

I am glad that Harvard’s EducationNext changed the original language in this piece about the Gulen charter schools and Turkey that incorrectly argued that the NAACP had rescinded its call for a charter school moratorium by stating that it had not been “renewed.” They have now taken that language out of the article online, but they still have not issued a public correction for the misinformation (For more see also: Breaking News: California NAACP calls for investigation of ALL Gülen charters). However,…

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The Tide May Be Turning on Billionaire Backers of Charter Schools in California – Education Article

For years, billionaires have donated millions to promote pro-privatization, school choice candidates in political races ranging from local school board, to state houses, to Washington, D.C. An avalanche of political donations from deep-pocketed national advocates for private-management of education—such as entrepreneur Eli Broad, the Walton family (heirs to the Walmart fortune), co-founder of the Gap retail chain Doris Fisher, and other wealthy ideologues—has elected politicians and promoted district leaders who have enacted school choice policies focused on private management. California has perhaps…

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NAACP is supporting ⁦‪union‬⁩ call for charter cap in California – Education Article

NAACP is supporting ⁦‪union‬⁩ call for charter cap in California Glad to announce that ⁦the California NAACP⁩ is supporting ⁦United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) call for charter cap in California. Please Facebook Like, Tweet, etc below and/or reblog to share this discussion with others. Check out and follow my YouTube channel here. Twitter: @ProfessorJVH Click here for Vitae. Like this: Like Loading…

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