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Kevin Welner: What SCOTUS ruling on affirmative action means for higher ed

June 30, 2023

Following the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on affirmative action in college admissions, Kevin Welner, a lawyer, professor in the School of Education at CU Boulder and director of the National Education Policy Center, weighs in on how the ruling might change the face of higher learning in the United States.

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Ed Talks videos about the fight for civil rights and education now available

May 19, 2023

In April, the CU Boulder School of Education hosted Ed Talks about the personal legacies of changemakers and the ongoing fight for civil rights in education. Inspired by TED Talks, these short, engaging talks are now available online.

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Meet Wendy Glenn, President’s Teaching Scholar, scholar intent on creating community

April 25, 2023

Wendy Glenn was named a new member of the President’s Teaching Scholars Program. Her research centers on literature for young adults and how story can be used to both foster connection and invite disruption. In this Q&A, get to know Glenn and why creating community is key for learning.


Future teachers feeling the toll of school violence, teacher educator says

April 12, 2023

Deena Gumina, assistant teaching professor, graduated from high school at Columbine in 2008. Now as a teacher educator she finds hope from college and high school students who are taking action to try to prevent violence in schools. Now, adults need to "show up" in support.

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CU Boulder's Ed Talks to focus on the fight for civil rights on April 18

April 5, 2023

Join the CU Boulder School of Education on Tuesday, April 18 for Ed Talks, a series of short talks that address some of today's most pressing issues in education and beyond. Inspired by TED Talks, spring 2023 Ed Talks will focus on the personal legacies of changemakers and the ongoing fight for civil rights.


Your CU Boulder Guide to AERA 2023

March 17, 2023

Each year, the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting represents the world's largest gathering of education researchers and is a showcase for groundbreaking, innovative research. We are looking forward to the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting that will take place in Chicago, IL, April 13-16 and virtually May 4-5. Use this guide to follow and support CU Boulder researchers and their work.

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Wendy Glenn selected for President’s Teaching Scholars Program

March 10, 2023

University of Colorado President Todd Saliman recently welcomed the two newest members of the President’s Teaching Scholars Program, including CU Boulder Education Professor Wendy Glenn. The program recognizes faculty from across CU's four campuses who skillfully integrate teaching and research at an exceptional level. Glenn is a professor of literacy studies and chair of the Secondary Humanities Teacher Licensure program in the CU Boulder School of Education.

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​​CU Boulder’s Derek Briggs named American Educational Research Association Fellow

March 10, 2023

CU Boulder Education Professor Derek Briggs is one of just 24 exemplary scholars nationwide to be named a 2023 Fellow of the American Educational Research Association, the country’s largest interdisciplinary research association devoted to the study of education and learning. Briggs is a professor in the School of Education’s Research and Evaluation Methodology program, where he is also the director of the Center for Assessment Design Research and Evaluation.

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Building renaming to honor legacies of Ofelia Miramontes, Leonard Baca

Feb. 9, 2023

The CU regents approved the renaming of the Fleming Building to honor two pioneering education leaders and former faculty members whose teaching, research and service supported the academic success of generations of students and advanced educational equity and justice. The pair’s leadership helped lay the groundwork for efforts to build a more inclusive campus.

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Highlights from 2022: The Year in Review

Dec. 30, 2022

As we move ahead to 2023, we are grateful for and proud of the accomplishments and milestones from the year 2022. Here are four highlights from the CU Boulder School of Education’s past year from taking a public stance on issues that matter to coming together as a community in our new building.