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Alabama school segregation increases due to economic, historical trends, study finds

LAWRENCE — The landmark Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education declared school segregation illegal in the United States. While desegregation efforts followed in subsequent decades since the 1954 case, schools and communities found ways to resist them.

Living Together -- Apart

A new study of three universities found that certain dorms on their campuses were widely, but unofficially, considered off-limits for low-income students and students of color.

Jennifer Ng named to new AAU Advisory Board on Racial Equity

The Association of American Universities has named Jennifer Ng to its newly created Advisory Board on Racial Equity in Higher Education.

US News & World Report ranks 50 KU graduate programs in top 50 among public schools

The University of Kansas has nine graduate programs in the top 10 and 50 programs in the top 50 among public universities in the 2022 rankings from U.S. News & World Report, released today.

Study finds campus housing can mirror racial denotations of larger society

LAWRENCE — A new study from the University of Kansas shows that students’ experience in campus housing is often marked by racial denotations of who belongs in campus spaces and that the shifting idea of universities as businesses can push students into racially charged spaces that contradict idea

KU lands grant to improve technology use among faculty, researchers in special education

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas has earned funding to launch a center dedicated to connecting researchers, educators and higher education faculty across the country to improve the use of technology in special education.

U.S. News & World Report highlights KU online education programs in 2020 rankings

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas School of Education has three programs ranked among the nation’s best in the 2020 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Online Programs,” released last month. Rankings this year now include online programs in specific academic specializations.

2021 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence: Top Tens

A report on the top 10 finishers for five disciplinary categories and also give a special nod to the junior faculty who made the rankings.

Study shows microaggression trainings overlook deeper harmful assumptions

LAWRENCE — Microaggressions, which are words or actions linked to stereotypes that can cause offense, have received increased attention in recent years.

KU professors honored by American Journal of Sociology

LAWRENCE – Argun Saatcioglu, associate professor in the Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies and (by courtesy) the Department of Sociology, and Tom Skrtic, Williamson Family Distinguished Professor of Special Education, both at the University of Kansas, have been selected to

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