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Donna DeSiato G’04 Cites School of Education Collaboration as She Responds to ESM Threats

As reported by (Sept. 26, 2022), East-Syracuse Minor, Solvay, Corcoran, and Henninger high schools in the Syracuse area experienced a spate of racial threats of violence across September 25 and 26. School of Education alumna and member of The Study Council, Donna DeSiato G’04, Superintendent of East Syracuse-Minoa Central School District, spoke to
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Professor Courtney Mauldin: Help Students Succeed by Addressing Pandemic-Related Learning Loss

The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted so many aspects of our lives, and it may be some time before the full impacts are known. That’s especially true for students and teachers, who were forced to confront a new way of learning amid lockdowns across the country. In response, the federal government is investing billions of dollars in education...
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Doctoral Student Carrie Ingersoll-Wood Discusses Inclusive Sports with WCNY’s Cycle of Health

Cycle of Health: Inclusive Sports | July 28, 2022 Carrie Ingersoll-Wood, Director of the Syracuse University Disability Cultural Center and a current School of Education Ph.D. student in Teaching and Curriculum, was a recent panelist on WCNY’s Cycle of Health, to discuss inclusivity, baseball, and sports in general, as well as local programs cultivating inclusion...
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Professor Julia White Joins Genocide Studies Summer Institute

Julia White was an invited fellow at the fourth edition of the Keene State College Summer Institute on Genocide Studies and Prevention in Keene, New Hampshire, June 6-10, 2022. An Associate Professor in the School of Education’s Department of Teaching and Leadership, White directs the School of Education’s interdisciplinary minor in Atrocity Studies and the...
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Professor George Theoharis to CNY Central: Historic Reasons for Syracuse’s School Segregation Rate

Schools across Syracuse area 13th most segregated by race in the nation (CNY Central | May 20, 2022) A new study of school segregation shows public school districts across the Syracuse metro area are the 13th most segregated by race in the country. The Century Foundation just published new data showing the Syracuse area just...
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The Study Council Sponsors CNY Book Study to Promote Equity-Focused School Leadership

An example of Syracuse University School of Education’s extensive collaboration with regional school districts—as well as its commitment to inclusive, equitable, and antiracist education—The Study Council’s 2021-2022 CNY Book Study wrapped up on May 18. This year’s book—Five Practices for Equity-Focused School Leadership (ASCD, 2021), co-authored by Professor George Theoharis—was a timely choice, especially in...
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The Bridge Between Military Service and Teaching: It’s Not as Far as You Think

Do military veterans make good teachers? This question was posed to two School of Education alumni—one a former US Army pilot and the other a former Air Force systems and IT technician turned linguist—who both now teach in Upstate New York schools. A narrow answer to the question might reference giving and receiving orders as...
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Math Education Major Lindsay Sheridan ’22 Makes Her Mark

The 2022 Make Your Mark campaign is the School of Education community’s time to rise for the next generation. The generosity of SOE donors is making a world of difference for promising students, and one of those is Lindsay Sheridan ’22, a mathematics and mathematics education major from Merrick, Long Island, NY. We caught up...
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Sowing Seeds of Hope: Ashanti Hunter ’22 Wants to Make Urban Schools More Inclusive

In Brooklyn’s Fort Greene Park, there’s a small garden where Syracuse University senior Ashanti Hunter ’22 has helped kindergarteners blossom. The children attend Community Roots, a local charter academy that utilizes an outdoor learning approach called Forest School. Last fall, they and Hunter visited the park biweekly and spent one day a week in the...
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