Teaching and learning

Florida’s ban on critical race theory raises questions on the role of education in addressing racism

Florida’s ban on critical race theory raises questions on the role of education in addressing racism

By Lara Coiro and Samantha Soria The Florida Board of Education voted to ban critical race theory lessons in the public K-12 […]

Collaborating with a growing Hispanic population is the best way for school districts to improve

Collaborating with a growing Hispanic population is the best way for school districts to improve

FIU assistant professor of bilingual education Ryan Pontier isn’t waiting for a seat at the table to find ways to […]

Post-pandemic bucket list: Faculty edition

Post-pandemic bucket list: Faculty edition

It’s been more than a year since some have stepped out to a restaurant or even shared a hug. As […]

2021 Principal of the Year creates inclusive school culture

2021 Principal of the Year creates inclusive school culture

For Miami-Dade’s new principal of the year, people with special needs have always been close to her heart. Rachel Autler […]

Physics effort led by FIU professor earns national recognition

Physics effort led by FIU professor earns national recognition

STEP UP, a partnership led by FIU professor Zahra Hazari, received Public Choice recognition at the 2021 National Science Foundation […]

Unexpected diagnosis couldn’t keep education grad from earning Ph.D.

Unexpected diagnosis couldn’t keep education grad from earning Ph.D.

Life has a tendency to throw unexpected curveballs. Elizabeth Aguila’s curveball came with a terrible headache — and at a […]

CASE Spring 2021 Real Triumphs Graduates

CASE Spring 2021 Real Triumphs Graduates

A diverse group of men and women in background, nationality, interests and ambitions, these individuals are shining examples of what […]

‘No excuses. I’m still here.’

‘No excuses. I’m still here.’

Beep. Beep. Beep. Every hour and a half on every treatment day, Teresa Murphy heard the beeps, the sound of […]

Education student named 2021 Truman Scholarship finalist

Education student named 2021 Truman Scholarship finalist

Melanie Rodriguez is one of 193 finalists from 129 institutions vying for the influential Harry S. Truman Scholarship. This year, […]

Professor Cramer’s passion for helping others shines through research, mentorship

Professor Cramer’s passion for helping others shines through research, mentorship

By Ashley Garcia Elizabeth Cramer is passionate about helping others. Cramer is a professor of special education and the Graduate […]