Around the College: July 31, 2019

July 31, 2019

Karly Ford, assistant professor of education (higher education), published "Observer-Identification: A Potential Threat to the Validity of Self-Identified Race and Ethnicity" in Educational Researcher.

— Research conducted by Erica Frankenberg, professor of education (educational leadership) and demography, regarding school segregation and busing has been mentioned in multiple media outlets, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, PBS News Hour, Los Angeles Times, The Associated Press, PolitiFact and Chalkbeat. In addition, she was a guest on two radio shows to talk about school segregation and why it matters: the WVON 1690 Midday Show with Perri Small and "The Santita Jackson Show" on WCPT820/Chicago's Progressive Talk.

Charles Hughes, professor of education (special education), and Paul Riccomini, associate professor of education (special education), recently co-edited a special issue of TEACHING Exceptional Children and together wrote the introduction. Hughes, along with doctoral candidate Joo-Young Lee, also co-authored "Effective Approaches for Scheduling and Formatting Practice: Distributed, Cumulative, and Interleaved Practice." Riccomini also co-authored "Guided Practice for Complex, Multistep Procedures in Algebra: Scaffolding Through Worked Solutions."

Paul Morgan, professor of education (educational theory and policy), was quoted in the article "Race and School Discipline," published by U.S. News and World Report.

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Last Updated August 14, 2019