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K-12 students who fled Hurricane Maria face storm of issues on the mainland

Sept. 18, 2018

Led by School of Education doctoral students Molly Hamm-Rodriguez and Astrid Sambolín Morales, a new report found that K-12 students who fled Puerto Rico for the mainland face waves of continued issues, including housing instability, language barriers and culture shock one year after Hurricane Maria decimated the island.

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Watch the latest Ed Talks

Sept. 6, 2018

The CU Boulder School of Education hosted its inaugural Ed Talks in May at the Dairy Arts Center. These presentations led by CU Boulder education professors explored topics such as teacher walkouts, hate speech on college campuses, distrust in education, and more. Watch all of the Ed Talks videos.

Miramontes Scholar Celebration

Miramontes Doctoral Scholars honor and extend a legacy

With three university brochures in hand, then-16-year-old Adriana Alvarez went to her high school guidance counselor's office eager to discuss options for college. To her dismay, the counselor suggested she explore options for vocational school instead of applying to college. Alvarez, a teacher for 11 years, a doctoral alumna and...

Barry Thomas shared Spanish-language health and nutrition books with a group of students at a summer program in Longmont. (Daily Camera Collection, CU Heritage Center)

From the archives: Education resources on wheels

Barry Thomas shared Spanish-language health and nutrition books with a group of students at a summer program in Longmont. (Daily Camera Collection, CU Heritage Center) Beginning in 1969, the University of Colorado's Diagnostic Instructional Mobile Unit took to the streets—and country roads—to offer hearing and vision testing, skill diagnosis, instructional...

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A Queer Endeavor's first, statewide LGBTQ-inclusive institute led to “extraordinary” experience for educators

Sept. 4, 2018

With poetry, self-reflection, dialogue and community-building, more than 130 educators from 15 school districts gathered at Boulder’s Casey Middle School for the state’s first LGBTQ-Inclusive Educational Practices Institute over the summer.

Best Should Teach

Best Should Teach Lecture and Awards Ceremony on Sept. 6 to honor educators and teaching

Aug. 29, 2018

At the 2018 Best Should Teach Lecture and Awards Ceremony, CU Boulder will celebrate excellence in education by recognizing five faculty members, three K-12 teachers in local school districts and many graduate student teachers with awards.

Arguello at her graduation from Harvard Law School.

Words of Encouragement

How teachers set the stage for Christine Arguello’s ambitions and accomplishments. It came after a particularly defeating moment in class—Christine Arguello had revealed her dream to attend Harvard Law School, a secret she had held since seventh grade. It was the 1970s, and the determined young Latina was looking for...

Jamy Stillman

Educating the Teachers of Tomorrow

Jamy Stillman began her career as a bilingual teacher for fourth and fifth grades in an agricultural community on California’s Central Coast. Those experiences planted the seeds of her growing enthusiasm for leading teacher education and working with teachers in their communities to ensure all children receive an excellent education...


Powerful Partnerships

Growing a Movement for Research-Practice Partnerships By Bill Penuel , professor of learning sciences and human development Promoting equity and justice in education calls on scholars to adopt what professors emeriti Ernest House and Ken Howe called a “democratic practice” of educational research. That is, our approach informs public dialogue...

Participants of the Women Cross DMZ March

One Step at a Time

Addressing international impasse with education, leadership and understanding Christine Ahn awoke from a vivid dream in 2009 and exclaimed, “I know who will end the Korean War: It will be women.” Six years later, she and fellow leaders were taking steps toward her dream by organizing a women’s peace walk...