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Tuesday, October 19

America's urban schools offer an unusually candid perspective on our academic and social cultures. Can educators and their students work together in this changing climate to define a new school reality?

I taught my first high school class in Selma, Ala., in 1995.

Selma has always been a small, rural town deep in the heart of Dixie... Read more »

Wednesday, October 6

A few seconds. That's all it takes for his contagious smile to bring a smirk to your face. Carlos was thinking back to when he got to play some football a few days ago. "Took out some aggression," the 18-year old says.

He has been at Centennial for seven years. During that time, Carlos has... Read more »

Friday, September 24

Albert Einstein once said "Do not worry about your difficulties in mathematics. I assure you that mine are greater." This was before he published his theory of relativity and founded modern cosmology nearly a century ago. Dr. Robin Hojnoski, professor of school psychology, shares how tomorrow's Einsteins can learn to... Read more »

Friday, September 10

More than 100 people came out earlier this week as Lehigh launched a community school partnership with Broughal Middle School. The Center for Developing Urban Educational Leaders (CDUEL) in the College of Education is leading this unique partnership in an effort to expand opportunities for... Read more »

Tuesday, August 10

The timing was ripe earlier this summer when Ed Shapiro visited Capitol Hill to talk with congressional staffers about methods of identifying and helping young children who have difficulties learning math and reading.

Days after Shapiro shared his expertise, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced that Pennsylvania and 16 other... Read more »