Daily Archives: May 16, 2017

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Is something wrong at University of Illinois Chicago’s (UIC) College of Education?

There is if you think its Urban Education program should be graduating black teachers.

by Deanna Isaacs

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UIC College of Education Dean Alfred Tatum

University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) professor Therese Quinn lobbed a little bomb at her alma mater, the UIC College of Education, last week. The college had selected Quinn, who teaches in UIC’s School of Art and Art History and heads its program in Museum and Exhibition Studies, as an honored alumnus. She would participate in this year’s commencement ceremony (held last Thursday) and receive an award at a College of Education gala benefit event the following night. Continue reading

Black Male Leaders Shape Black Students

By Bryson Kantrell Green

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Bryson Kantrell Green

As the country celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week, I’m grateful for the Black male educators in our low-income communities. They inspired me as a child and shaped my career path and they do the same for some many Milwaukee children.  Continue reading