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Best wishes to retiring faculty

Nov. 1, 2022

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Giving Voices to Hidden Histories

Oct. 31, 2022

Growing up in Pueblo, Jason Romero (EthStu’13, MEdu’16) remembers hearing about the stories and struggles of Los Seis de Boulder, six Chicano activists and students killed in car bombings in 1974. “I ended up coming to CU Boulder because I had learned the story of Los Seis,” Romero said. During...

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Passing on the flame: Meet donor Ruth Cline

Oct. 31, 2022

Teachers know their students and how to be helpful for them, and they shouldn’t depend on the school board or other agencies to tell them what to teach.” Ruth Cline has always had a deep concern for education and access to books. The 93-year-old former School of Education faculty member...

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Radical Hope

Oct. 31, 2022

Noreen Naseem Rodríguez in front of a Denver mural by local artist Casey Kawaguchi and Nepali artist Imagine876, who are both known for their street art and Asian influences When Noreen Naseem Rodríguez was a fourth grade bilingual teacher in Austin, Texas, she learned the power of exploring history outside...

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Borderless Roots

Oct. 28, 2022

“My soul is from Chile,” the fifth grader explained. Born in the United States, she describes herself as “kind of” American and Chilean and gravitates toward her Chilean roots. Her description illustrates the complexities of “home” for transnational students who are U.S.-born with family ties across borders in Mexico and...

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What We're Reading

Oct. 28, 2022

A quick look at the recent books from our faculty and community.

Centaurus High School students and Soraya Latiff

From fertile soil: co-creating a youth-led ethnic studies curriculum

Oct. 27, 2022

“you are not your roots. you are a flower grown from them.” – pavana reddy For most of my education as a first-generation immigrant, I grew familiar with not seeing myself represented and internalized that I was not worthy of being cared for. I remember my dialect losing its rhythm...

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All About Barbara Jean

Oct. 26, 2022

It was a classic case of “who’s that girl?” Al Grimm impatiently waited for Barbara Jean to end her phone call when he first spotted her at a party in 1963. Transfixed, he had to meet her. Even though that call had been with her long-distance boyfriend, Barbara Jean spent...

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Overlooked for more than 100 years

Oct. 26, 2022

Photo Collage by: Katie Dokson Mexican Americans have been challenging school segregation for over a century.” When I began my doctoral program in the early 1980s, I was interested in history, education and Mexican American people, but I quickly discovered very little research on the historical experiences of Mexican Americans...

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Voices from the Classroom

Oct. 14, 2022