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education

Analysis
Most U.S. schools teach Black history, but few do it well
Published Feb 10, 2021
Johns Hopkins education policy expert says poor materials and lack of rigor preclude schools from offering rich lessons on the African American experience
Commentary
Hopkins experts call for blue ribbon commission on reopening K-12 schools
Published Jan 4, 2021
'The coronavirus has potentially disrupted learning for a generation,' three education and bioethics experts write in 'The Baltimore Sun' / The Baltimore Sun
Q+A
Education and racial justice expert Odis Johnson joins Johns Hopkins
Published Dec 16, 2020
He is the principal investigator of a national study of fatal interactions with police and an expert in educational disparities
COVID-19
Johns Hopkins learning modules teach best practices for reducing COVID-19 risks during in-person learning
Published Dec 14, 2020
The seven-module series is designed to help U.S. school and district officials develop and assess plans for in-person K-12 instruction
Faculty news
Robert Slavin named inaugural School of Education Distinguished Professor
Published Nov 5, 2020
He is considered the world's foremost advocate for using evidence to transform educational policy and practice
An informed citizenry
Published Oct 30, 2020
We must do more to foster in young people the skills, knowledge, and tolerance they need to be better citizens, writes School of Education expert Ashley Rogers Berner
Online learning
Center for Talented Youth enrollment skyrockets after school closures
Published Aug 20, 2020
Enrollment in CTY's Online Programs has more than doubled since schools closed due to COVID-19, and vital in-person programs have been adapted for dynamic virtual learning
Instruction
New course for faculty emphasizes inclusive virtual learning
Published Aug 18, 2020
A new Coursera class aims to give instructors the tools to ensure their classes are inclusive and accessible for all students during a shift to remote learning
Q+A
Redefining the K-12 experience
Published Aug 6, 2020
COVID-19 may force many K-12 schools to go all-virtual for fall. How can we make sure the children have a better experience than they did in spring?
Reopening
Experts share strategies for safely reopening schools
Published July 17, 2020
Chief among the recommendations are practicing physical distancing in schools, providing federal funding to support schools, and ensuring community transmission of coronavirus is under control in surrounding areas