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Education ·

SOE's Elementary Teacher Prep Program Gains Accolades for Strong Clinical Practice

An “A” grade from the National Council on Teacher Quality reflects the School of Education’s commitment to clinical practice and working in Washington.
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‘The Boogaloo Ballad of Henry Graves’ Outlines Movement’s Tactics of Misinformation in COVID-19 Era

An animated video co-created by AU's Polarization and Extremism Innovation Lab seeks to educate viewers about the activities of the boogaloo movement.
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Jason Reynolds

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Empowering Educators: A Critically Important Racial Equity Convening

Thousands of educators joined award-winning author Jason Reynolds and AU’s Antiracist Research and Policy Center last week to discuss the critically important issue of teaching children about race and social justice.
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Antiracism Center

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Antiracism Center to Host “Empowering Educators: A Convening on Racial Equity in Education”

Award-winning YA author Jason Reynolds to join August 19 panel discussion.
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PERIL

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In the COVID-19 era, Parents Must Be Alert to Online Radicalization. A New Guide Can Help.

The guide from AU PERIL provides resources to help parents and caregivers.
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AU Welcomes Its Inaugural Cohort of District Scholars

Eleven high-achieving students from Washington D.C.’s public and public charter high schools have been selected as American University’s inaugural class of AU District Scholars for the 2020-2021 academic year.
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School of Education Offers Resources and Prioritizes Innovation During COVID-19

Teacher Appreciation Week 2020 kicked off on May 4, and while the annual celebration is decades old, this year is a bit different. Many people across the U.S. have come to value teachers in a new way because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Noted Scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. to Deliver 2020 Commencement Address

The 139th commencement cerebration is scheduled for 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 9.
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Chloe Ifill, Keirah Daniels, Desmond Curtis, and Aaron Jackson

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AU Strengthens Ties to Community by ‘Working with Washington’

The Dual Enrollment partnership with DCPS allows high school seniors to get a jump start on their college education at AU.
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School of Education Provides Analysis of D.C. Public Schools' Teacher Evaluation Program

American University’s School of Education will provide an independent analysis for District of Columbia Public Schools as the school district conducts a comprehensive review of IMPACT.
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