What's New?

November 2014
Our November Learning Theme is: Presumed Incompetence: Women of Color in the Academy
October 2014
October's Learning Theme: Understanding New Intersections: Disability, Language, Immigration Status
September 2014
September's Learning Theme: Re(imaging) a Civil Rights Agenda in Education Policy
Read and comment on our September Blog: The American Educational Research Association’s Educational Change Special Interest Group (SIG). An interview with Professor Angela Valenzuela, originally published in the SIG’s “Lead the Change Series"
August 2014
Welcome to the 2014-2015 Academic Year from your Friends and Colleagues at the Equity Alliance!
Welcome our newest addition to our team, Sarah L. Alvarado Diaz, Research Assistant.
http://www.niusileadscape.org/bl/?p=1684 Read and comment on Professor Richard Milner's blog: Why is it Still so Difficult for Educators to Talk about Race?
July 2014
http://www.niusileadscape.org/bl/?p=1679 Read and comment on Professor Glenn Adams' blog: Beyond Prejudice: The (Cultural) Psychology of Racism in Education.
June 2014
http://vimeo.com/100259386 Professor Glenn Adams on the Psychology of Racism in Education: A Critical Race Psychology Perspective.
May 2014
May's Learning Theme: School Choice
Read and comment on Professor Mercedes Schnieder's blog: The Misnomer of “School Choice"
Read and comment on Professor Erica Frankenberg's blog: School Choice and Equity
Listen to Professor Janelle Scott on The School Choice Movement: Historical, Contemporary and Critical Perspectives.
April 2014
April's Learning Theme: Debunking Post-Racialism in Education
New Blog: Debunking Post-Racialism in Education by Professor George Lipsitz
New Blog: “APAHM” and the Inclusion of Asian Americans in Educational Equity Discourse by Professor Tracy Lachica Buenavista
Spring 2014 Equity Alliance Members' and Partners' Presentations at Professional Conferences
1) Artiles, A.J., Caballeros, M.Z., Mo, R., & Batz, R. (April, 2014). Equity After Inclusion in Frail Democracies: The Case of a Guatemalan Public School. Paper will be presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Philadelphia, PA.
1) Kozleski, E.B. (April, 2014). A Reach Beyond—Into the Reality of the Everyday Lives of People With Disabilities: Exploring Practice and Policy Innovation in the Lifework of Douglas Biklen. Session Chair at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Philadelphia, PA.
1) Battey, D., Neal, R.A., Leyva, L.A., Adams-Wiggins, K.R., & Milby, A. (April, 2014). Analyzing Intersections of Sex and Ethnicity Within Mathematics: The Impact of Relational Interactions on Achievement. Paper will be presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Philadelphia, PA.
1) Tan, P., King Thorius, K., & Simon, M. (April, 2014). Equity in Mathematics Education Through Collaborative Inquiry in Professional Learning: A Case Study. Paper will be presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Philadelphia, PA.
1) Bal, A., Kozleski, E., King-Thorius, K., Artiles, A. J., Schrader, E., Rodriguez, E., Kim, H., & Pelton, S. (April, 2014). Culturally responsive behavioral support: Implementation of Learning Lab intervention for systemic expansion. Paper will be presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Philadelphia, PA. 2) Bal, A., Betters-Bubon, J., & Fish, R. E. (April, 2014). A longitudinal analysis of disproportionality in emotional/behavioral disorders and school disciplinary actions. Paper will be presented at the annual meeting of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), Philadelphia, PA. 3) Klingner, J., Ochoa, S. H., & Bal, A. (2014, April). Disproportionate representation: What, why, how, when? Program Chair Featured session will be conducted at the annual meeting of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), Philadelphia, PA.
1) Gonzalez, T. (2014, April). Literacy practices across contexts: The case of Latina/o language minorities with learning disabilities. Symposium paper will be presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association: Philadelphia, PA. 2) Gonzalez, T. (2014, April). Ethnographic, mixed methods and community-based participatory research: Equity and vulnerable populations. Session Chair at the Annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. Philadelphia, PA.
1) Desai, S., & Tefera, A. (2014, April). I am more than my voice: A young woman’s journey toward spoken word and exploring her dis/Ability. Paper to be presented at the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA. 2) Heredia Griego, M., Pedroza, A., & Tefera, A. (2014, April). Using community-based participatory research and spatial cartography to build community relationships and improve equity in early childhood education. Paper to be presented at the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA.
1) Moreno Sandoval, C.D. & Lee, C. (2014, January). Reflections on Exploring Computer Science and Creating New Futures for Historically Marginalized Students. Creating Balance in an Unjust World: Mathematics Education and Social Justice: Los Angeles, CA.
March 2014
March's Learning theme: Educational Equity in the Digital Age of Technophilia.
Upcoming New Blog: We are the Earth: Ancestral Computing for Sustainability in Computer Science Education by Professor Cueponcaxochitl Dianna Moreno Sandoval
March's Video Commentary will be with Professor Thomas M. Philip
The Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College's edXchange initiative invites you to the first Saturday Scholars event with Dr. David C. Berliner, Dr. Gene V Glass, and their associate authors on “50 Myths and Lies that Threaten America's Public Schools.” Saturday, March 22nd, 2014 from 10am-11:30am in the Education Lecture Hall.
February 2014
New Blog: Pile of Old Books vs. Inspiring Citizens as Critical Consumers of Knowledge for the Great Debates by Professor Julian Vasquez Heilig
New Advancing the Conversation Series Video: Mobilizing Educational Research for Equity with Professor Gustavo Fischman
New Blog: Hanging Out at ASU Preparatory Academies: What One University Researcher is Learning from Conducting Real-Time Research in Schools by Professor Josephine Peyton Marsh
January 2014
New Blog Coming Soon: Poverty, Education, and the Equity Literacy of Educators By Paul C. Gorski
November 2013
New Blog: Shedding Light on "Best Practices" Through an Indigenous Lens by Darold Joseph
New Blog: Lesson on Equity in Science Education from Walking Urban Forest Preserves by Ananda Marin
New Advancing the Conversation Series Video: Making the Invisible, Visible: Reviving and renewing Indigenous education and language through community and self-determination with Professor Teresa McCarty
New Equity Work that Matters Spotlight: Education for Parents of Indian Children with Special Needs (EPICS)
October 2013
New Blog: Mapping for Justice; How One Community Transformed GIS into a tool for educational change by Veronica Velez
New Equity Work that Matters Spotlight: InterCity Struggle, East LA
New Blog: Mapping (In)Opportunity in Educational Research by Cecilia Rios-Aguilar
New Advancing the Conversation Series Video: Professor Michael A. Rebell on School Funding
October's Learning theme: School Structural Inequalities
September 2013
New Blog: The School-to-Prison Pipeline: Where Did it Come From? How Do We Stop It? by Mei-Ling Malone
New Equity Work that Matters Spotlight: The Youth Justice Coalition
New Blog: School Suspension and Educational Opportunity For All: Are the Two Compatible? by Catherine Voulgarides
New Advancing the Conversation Series Video: Professor Daniel Losen, J.D. on Dismantling the School-to-Prison Pipeline (Parts 1 & 2)
September's Learning theme: Dismantling the School-to-Prison Pipeline
August 2013
Meet our New Post-Doctoral Fellow Cueponcaxochitl Dianna Moreno Sandoval!
Welcome Back! Please visit our homepage for the latest publications, videos and other activities that we here at the Equity Alliance have in store for you in the Fall 2013 Semester!
July 2013
New Blog: Recent Flores Decision is Not an Endorsement of Arizona’s ELL Policies and Programs by Wayne Wright
New Advancing the Conversation Series Video: Professor Patricia Gandara on Language Policy
June 2013
New Blog: In Defense of Diversity: Affirmative Action in the Time of Post-Racial Politics by María C. Ledesma
New Advancing the Conversation Series Video: Professor Gary Orfield on Affirmative Action
May 2013
New Blog: Why Stories-as-Evidence Makes Sense for Educational Research Concerned with Equity by Kate Anderson
New Advancing the Conversation Series Video: Professor Tyrone Howard on Black Male Student Success
April 2013
New Equity Work that Matters Spotlight: Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) Phoenix
New Blog: Making the Invisible Visible: Addressing the Needs of Teachers of Color by Rita Kohli
New Blog: Rethinking Parental Involvement by Lucía Stavig
New Advancing the Conversation Series Video: Professor Dorothy Espelage on School Bullying and Safety
Council for Exceptional Children, Convention & Expo, April 2013 Annual Meeting Presenter Spotlight!
Artiles, A.J., Erevelles, N., Ferguson, P., Kozleski, E.B., & Skrtic, T. (2013, April). Disrupting research atavisms: Re- framing the intersections of language, culture, and disability through interdisciplinary lenses. Presentation and session at the Council for Exceptional Children, Convention & Expo. San Antonio, TX.
American Educational Research Association April 2013 Annual Meeting Presenter Spotlight!
Artiles, A.J. (2013, April). Intersections in history: Interdisciplinary reframings of the racialization of disability. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.
1) Gonzalez, T. & Mulligan, E. (2013, April). Creating inclusive classrooms for all students. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA. 2) Gonzalez, T. & Kozleski, E.B. (2013, April). How pre- and in-service teachers understand the role of feedback in inclusive education. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA. 3) Gonzalez, T. & Kozleski, E.B. (2013, April). Language ideologies: affordances and constraints in inclusive education. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.
1) Hernandez-Saca, D.I., Mruczek, C., & Kozleski, E.B. (2013, April). The influence of discourse on opportunity to learn. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA. 2) Gonzalez, G., Hernandez-Saca, D.I., & Artiles, A.J. (2013, April). In search of voice: Student voice research worldwide. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.
Kozleski, E.B., Thorius, K.K. & Smith, A.C. (2013, April). Theorizing systemic reform in urban schools. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.
1) Neal, R.A. (2013, April). Inequities and disparities in U.S. public schools’ exclusionary discipline practices involving African American and Hispanic male students. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA. 2) Neal, R.A. (2013, April). African American and Latino male students: Perspectives on classroom discipline. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA. 3) Neal, R.A. (2013, April). The co-construction of classroom conflicts: Teacher and student interpretations of classroom mis/behavior. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA. 4) Battey, D. & Neal, R.A. (2013, April). Relational interactions that promote mathematical success for students of color. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.
Tefera, A. (2013, April). Internalized racism/ableism: The impact of high-stakes testing on African American and Latina/o students With “dis”abilities. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.
Don't Miss Partners of Equity Alliance at this year's American Educational Research Association Conference!
1) Bal, A., Thorius, K.K., Kozleski, E.B., Fish, R.E., Roderiguez, E.M., Kim, H., Schrader, E., & Pelton, S. (2013, April). An equity-oriented systemic transformation inquiry: Wisconsin culturally responsive positive behavioral interventions and supports. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA. 2) Bal, A., Betters-Bubon, J. & Fish, R.E. (2013, April). Predicting disproportionality in identification of emotional/behavioral disorders and in school disciplinary actions. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.
Thorius, K.K. & Scribner, S.P. (2013, April). Teacher learning in urban schools. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.
Waitoller, F.R. & Artiles, A.J. (2013, April). A decade of professional development research for inclusive education. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.
March 2013
New Equity Work that Matters Spotlight: Unlimited Potential
March's Learning theme: Immigration Reform and Education
February 2013
New Blog: Re-imagining Latina/o Immigration and Education by Rosa Jiménez
New Blog: In Pursuit of Our Inalienable Rights: Reflections on the Presidential Inauguration by Adai Tefera
New Advancing the Conversation Series Video: Gabriela Uro, MPA, on the Common Core State Standards and English Language Learners!
New Equity Work that Matters Spotlight: Partnership for Community Action
February's Learning theme: Common Core State Standards and English Language Learners

January 2013
New Blog: 100% Proficiency: The Most Important Accomplishment of NCLB by Liz King
New Blog: Visions of Violence: Making Sense of the Senseless by Kim Anderson
Meet our Post-Doctoral Fellow Adai Tefera!