Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Niral Shah, associate professor of Learning Sciences & Human Development and affiliate faculty in the Banks Center for Educational Justice, was featured in an EducationWeek article titled “A New Teacher at 50: Inside the Struggle to Rebuild America’s Black Teaching Workforce.” Shah is quoted in the article which discusses an anti-racist teacher residency program in Evanston, IL. He also talks about how the K-12 effort to try and change white educators’ racial attitudes and biases failed, as indicated by research. His whitepaper “Racial Equity and Justice in Teaching and Teacher Education: Progress, Tensions and Open Questions” was also cited in the article.