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SOE's Elementary Teacher Prep Program Gains Accolades for Strong Clinical Practice

An “A” grade from the National Council on Teacher Quality reflects the School of Education’s commitment to clinical practice and working in Washington.
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Empowering Educators: A Critically Important Racial Equity Convening

Thousands of educators joined award-winning author Jason Reynolds and AU’s Antiracist Research and Policy Center last week to discuss the critically important issue of teaching children about race and social justice.
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School of Education Offers Resources and Prioritizes Innovation During COVID-19

Teacher Appreciation Week 2020 kicked off on May 4, and while the annual celebration is decades old, this year is a bit different. Many people across the U.S. have come to value teachers in a new way because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Chloe Ifill, Keirah Daniels, Desmond Curtis, and Aaron Jackson

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AU Strengthens Ties to Community by ‘Working with Washington’

The Dual Enrollment partnership with DCPS allows high school seniors to get a jump start on their college education at AU.
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School of Education Provides Analysis of D.C. Public Schools' Teacher Evaluation Program

American University’s School of Education will provide an independent analysis for District of Columbia Public Schools as the school district conducts a comprehensive review of IMPACT.
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School of Education Joins Carnegie Project; Receives $1 Million Grant

The School of Education is engaged in two new initiatives: A $1 million grant will fund early literacy intervention training for doctoral candidates, and the program has joined the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate.
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CPRS Director Named an Editor of The Journal of College Access

The Center for Postsecondary Readiness and Success Director Laura Owen has been named an editor of The Journal of College Access.
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