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UNLV president Marta Meana will highlight four graduating students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the Class of 2019.
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UNLV sports and gender equity researcher Nancy Lough weighs in on the wage gap, marketing/sponsorship, and role of men and media in the sports industry.
The former high school teacher dove into education policy research after realizing that many of his students went on to college but later dropped out.
Have a student who is struggling — or excelling? Send them to the Academic Success Center. Nicole Stella wants to see them.
The biggest barrier is getting teachers and staff on board with new strategies in school discipline.
Educational Psychology and Higher Education In The News
Ultimate Sports Parent Radio interviews Nancy Lough, professor at University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV), who focuses on gender equity in sports, explains why more girls drop out of sports than boys. It's due, in part, to stereotypes about what boys and girls should be doing.She also describes how girls are becoming more actively involved in pushing for equal pay in professional sports.
Community colleges and nonselective universities that enroll everyone are at a crossroads.
Conduct pay audits routinely. Inequities can be addressed more easily when they are small. Over time, salary issues tend to grow when no audit is done to create awareness of inequities. Equal pay is mandated by federal law for equal work. This also means stop justifying discrimination. The U.S. Soccer Federation is the most visible example of this: Instead of addressing the pay inequity, they hired two lobbying firms to advocate for their position. This money could have been spent on addressing the pay inequity issue.
Classes in Chicago’s public schools were canceled on Oct. 17 when more than 25,000 teachers went on strike, in what they called a fight for “justice and equity” for their students.
This year kicked off with a teacher’s strike in the nation’s second-largest school district, and as the end of 2019 nears, teachers in the third-largest district still haven't reached an agreement with Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Chicago Public Schools CEO Janice Jackson.
Chicago schools will remain closed Wednesday, as more than 32,000 teachers and staff continue to strike for a fifth school day, fighting for education funding and calling on the city to take on broader issues — from homelessness to immigration raids — that affect the nation’s third-largest school district.