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Educators as Co-Conspirators in Decolonizing Education for Black Students

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Many educators come to the profession because they have a passion and commitment to help students succeed. However, the complexities of education often get in the way of successfully advocating for Black students in a way that is impactful and transformative. These professionals are proactive. GATE, Advanced Placement). Dr. Erik M.

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Navigating Microaggressions: A Call for DEI Education

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

In fact, marginalized students in medical school report higher rates of implicit bias throughout their education, perpetuating the underrepresentation of diverse practitioners and emphasizing the need for enhanced DEI programs in medical education. Healthcare practitioners from diverse backgrounds face similar microaggressions.

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Racial and Gender Inequities Found in Field of Educational Measurement

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Racial and gender inequities still plague the field of educational measurement, from professional rank to salary, across academia, industry, and leadership roles. Dr. Michael Rodriguez, dean and professor of the College of Education and Human Development at University of Minnesota Twin Cities.

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Educational Equity Key to Progress and Democracy

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Tina Tchen, left, and SLN CEO Yolonda Marshall sit in conversation at the Whole Girl Education National Conference. Secondary and postsecondary education must play key roles in the future of the American democracy. Tchen told listeners that, at this moment in time, education and democracy are walking “on the knife’s edge.” “I

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Single Parents Breaking Barriers Through Higher Education

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

At Generations College, nestled in the heart of Chicago, we have witnessed firsthand the life-changing power of education for single parents. As the third oldest two-year, private nonprofit college in the nation, we have been at the forefront of innovation in education since our founding in 1904. According to the U.S.

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Excelencia in Education Publishes Analysis about Today's Latino College Students

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Latino college students are more likely to be first-generation students and less likely to leave college having earned their degrees, according to a new report from Excelencia in Education. They're making pragmatic choices on how to pay for their education, how to pay for college,” Labandera said. Of the Latino students in U.S.

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Examining Educational Equity in Leadership

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Title: Assistant Professor of Higher Education Leadership and Policy Studies, School of Education, Howard University Tenured: No Age: 38 Education: B.A., educational leadership and policy, University of Texas at Austin, College of Education Career mentors: Dr. Victor B. Palmer, Howard University; Dr. Audrey J.

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