Monthly Archives: September 2020

Breaking News: @AERA_EdResearch weighs in on Censoring attempts from Politicians

President Trump is targeting the 1619 Project. Julian Zelizer writes that The New York Times’ 1619 Project attempts to bring the effects of slavery in American history. Instead of beginning the story of the country with the Revolution against the British Empire, the project pushes the timeline back to 1619, the year enslaved Africans were brought to Jamestown in order

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Schott Foundation Adds New Members to its Board of Directors

It’s official! The Schott Foundation has announced their new Directors. I am honored to join the Schott Foundation Board of Directors and get to work. Honestly, it’s been a dream of mine to serve in a leadership role for the Schott Foundation. Here is the press release: The Schott Foundation for Public Education is pleased to announce six new members

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Education Deans for Justice and Equity (EDJE) Steering Committee has a new member

Honored to join the Education Deans for Justice and Equity (EDJE) Steering Committee. A nationwide alliance that aims to speak and act collectively regarding current policies, reforms, and public debates in order to advance equity and justice in education I discussed here in an earlier post about the organization that truly believe that our deans and other academic leaders can

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HELP! Anyone out there have a talent for reading Milton Friedman’s difficult handwriting?

I am working on a new chapter about school choice for an upcoming book by David Berliner. I have a primary source letter from Milton Friedman to Hank Levin. However, I can’t read Milton’s difficult handwriting. Is there a generous volunteer out there somewhere willing to help? If you could leave the translation in comments that would be wonderful!

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Morning in America: Civil Rights Front and Center

Julian Vasquez Heilig and Greg Vincent discuss the brand new civil rights and education collaboration between the University of Kentucky College of Education and the NAACP on The Tom Ficklin Show. Please Facebook Like, Tweet, etc below and/or reblog to share this discussion with others. Check out and follow my YouTube channel here. Twitter: @ProfessorJVH Click¬†here¬†for Vitae.

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