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Education Policy & Social Analysis

Education Policy & Social Analysis

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EPSA embraces the value of drawing on several disciplines. It houses separate and venerable programs in Economics and Education, Politics and Education, and Sociology and Education and a notable group of legal scholars. Both scholarly research and policy application, however, often call for communication and collaboration across the disciplines and to prepare students to operate in that environment, the department offers an interdisciplinary program (Education Policy).

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Priscilla Wohlstetter on Huff Post Education, Nov. 23, 2015

Read the full article "A New Solution to an Old Problem: School Integration." 

"What perhaps is surprising, however, is new anecdotal and empirical evidence of the positive effects of nonwhite educators for children of all backgrounds. Gloria Ladson-Billings, an African American professor of urban education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, put it this way: 'I want to suggest that there is something that may be even more important than black students having black teachers and that is white students having black teachers!''


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