Adolescents: Trauma & Mental Health

Tuesday, March 19 at 4:30 pm Bond Hall Swarthmore College At corner of Chester Road and College Ave Parking available at Ben West Parking Lot For questions please email edstudies@swarthmore.edu Join the Swarthmore College, Department of Educational Studies for a panel discussion with educators, scholars, and therapists about adolescents, trauma & mental health Panel Flier…



The Case for Care: Multiyear teachers are the future of mobilizing care in education

Article Written By: Daisy CulkinsSkidmore College Abstract: Care is essential to the healthy development of children. If care is not provided within the child’s home, the second most influential sphere within a child’s life where care can be enacted is the school. Community psychology and motivational psychology shed light into how teachers can use care…



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#CritEdPol 2019 Call for Projects

The theme for this issue of #CritEdPol is “Beautiful Experiments.” As identified by Saidiya Hartman (2017), beautiful experiments are the moments, movements, and legacies of resistance, fugitivity, and worldmaking that are taken up to “refuse the menial existence” scripted for poor Black girls.



Ed Policy Podcast – Rough Cuts

Thank you for participating in the podcast premier. Below are the links to each of the “rough cuts”  of the podcasts and some of the visuals complimenting the podcast. For students please pick four podcasts to listen to and send them brief feedback via email. Please cc me (emayorg1@swarthmore.edu ) so that I can count…



12.13.18 – Ed Policy Podcast Premiere

Join us for the Swarthmore Education Policy Podcast Premiere Thursday, December 13, 201812:30-2:00pPearson 006 The Educational Studies department and the students of Education Policy: A Site of Struggle (EDUC 41) invite you to the premiere of our Education Policy Podcasts, where students are in the process of creating 5-7 minute podcasts and a complimentary visualization…



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Community, School, College Partnership Project (CSCP)

  Project Overview The Community, School, College Partnership project (CSCP) is an ongoing project comprised of multiple research studies that focus on contributing to urban school and community development in the city of Philadelphia. CSCP is a project of the Critical Education Policy Studies group at Swarthmore College under the direction of Dr. Edwin Mayorga….



3.1.17: Isn’t She Lovely? Anti-Blackness and the (Im)Possibility of Black Childhoods, a lecture by Michael J. Dumas

Isn’t She Lovely? Antiblackness and the (Im)possibility of Black Childhoods Michael J. Dumas, Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley March 1, 2017 4-6 (Start time 4:15) Swarthmore College, Science Center 101 (Chang Hon Hall) Stevie Wonder’s (1976) song to his newborn baby girl, Aisha, offers a departure for this discussion on the (im)possibility of Black childhoods…



CfP: Care as a Humanizing Act in Education

Call for Papers/Projects (UPDATED 12-6-2016) Care as a Humanizing Act in Education #CritEdPol, Swarthmore College’s Journal of Critical Education Policy Studies, announces an open call for undergraduate papers/projects for our next issue. The theme for the issue is: care mobilized as a necessary and humanizing act within education policy. In popular discourse on education, care…



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10.27.16 Book Talk: Dr. Jessica Shiller, The New Reality for Suburban Schools @ Swarthmore 530p

OPEN TO PUBLIC Educational Studies, Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility, Black Cultural Center, Intercultural Center, Sociology/Anthropology, the Latinx Heritage Month committee, and the Critical Education Policy Studies Group invite you! The New Reality for Suburban Schools: How Suburban Schools Are Struggling with Low-Income Students and Students of Color in Their Schools A Book Talk…



Stop! Don’t opt out. Read this first.

The recently established Wrench in the Gears blog provides some critical perspective on the drive to digitally-focused personalized learning within the context of ESSA:   Schools in every state are buzzing this year with talk of “personalized” learning and 21st century assessments for kids as young as kindergarten. The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and…