Author Archives: Dr. Julian Vasquez Heilig

Kentucky Commissioner of Education candidate profiles

Three candidates remain for the job of Kentucky Commissioner of Education, and they were each asked the same three questions about themselves and their plans for the department by KDE. I’ve reblogged below the release verbatim from here. He’s been dean of the College of Education at the University of Kentucky for a year, but Dr. Julian Vasquez Heilig traveled

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Diane Ravitch in conversation with Julian Vasquez Heilig

Last night I had a chance to sit down with Diane Ravitch on Zoom and discuss what should be next for the US public education system. 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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Biden’s U.S. Secretary of Education shortlist?

It’s a honor to even be mentioned on @8BlackHands1 list for US Secretary of Education. The @UKCollegeofEd community of 2,500 students, 200 faculty and 150 staff & tens of thousands of alumni endeavor everyday to serve our community, the Commonwealth of Kentucky and beyond! My vote now and always will be for my Stanford mentor Linda Darling-Hammond. Please Facebook Like, Tweet,

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BREAKING NEWS: New Study finds online charters perform POORLY

The University of Kentucky College of Education has some breaking news. A new study by one of our faculty members finds that online charters perform poorly— suggesting problematic implications for critics of public education that have been calling for expansion of online charter schools in the midst of COVID19. Here’s our press release: Online schooling quickly became the new normal

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What will COVID 19 bring for Education in Fall?

COVID 19 is radically impacting education. Sharing a few resources and thoughts that may be helpful as we consider education in the midst of a pandemic. I joined WWL LIVE today to discuss. Contributed to an article on MarketWatch considering the impact of COVID 19. View this post on Instagram K-12 schools’ potential new normal could also exacerbate existing inequalities

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