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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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Johnnetta Cole and Laura Owen seated on National Press Club stage

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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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Activism and the AIDS Crisis Panel at AU

American University hosted a panel that focused on the pivotal role played by DC’s queer activist community during the HIV/AIDS epidemic of the late 1980s.
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Laura Kadetsky speaks to students

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Making a Difference in the Field

AU School of Education students are developing education policy and putting it into practice in the real world.
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Seminar on Education Policy and Leadership

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From Theory to Practice

EPL students present findings from their Summer 2018 field projects with DC-based organizations.
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Prestigious Gender Equality Econ Conference at AU

Leading economists will address the importance of gender analysis in economic research.
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AU's first cohort of DCPS Dual Enrollment Students Poses with AU President Sylvia Burwell.

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School of Education Launches Dual Enrollment Program for DC Students

American University’s School of Education (SOE) has officially welcomed its first cohort of DC high-school students to the new Dual Enrollment Program, a partnership between SOE and District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS).
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New AU Master’s Degree Program Prepares Students for Number One Job in the U.S.

The demand for data scientists is “astronomical and growing,” according to Jeff Gill, distinguished professor at the AU School of Public Affairs (SPA) and the director of the school's new Center for Data Science.
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