Monthly Archives: February 2021

A Closer Look at Black History Month

From 88.9 WEKU: Every president since Gerald Ford has honored Black History Month in February.  But Blackness is still not celebrated year-round. WEKU talked with people about Black History Month.  Carol Taylor-Shim is Director of the Office of Equity and Social Justice under the office of student success at the University of Kentucky. She said while she thinks Black History

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Today: First 100 days Summit for Civil Rights

We are very pleased that HUD Secretary designate, Marcia L. Fudge will be the featured guest at our First 100 days Summit for Civil Rights this Thursday, February 11, from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM Eastern Time. It will be hosted (virtually) by the University of Kentucky School of Education, the University of Minnesota Law School, Case Western Reserve University and Building One America. Other speakers

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Does New Generation of Teachers Also Care about Pay, Benefits, Retirement and Tenure?

Teaching is one of the most altruistic professions. Despite constant attacks on their profession and ongoing public criticism from some quarters in the modern era— teachers are the willing and expert caretakers of our nation. Education is the compass of our democracy. As teacher shortages and high attrition continue to plague the profession, it is important to ask what is

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