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Peter Leone on Juvenile Justice Systems and Children with Disabilities

On Feb. 2, Prof. Peter Leone presented at the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine. Dr. Leone highlighted the links between disability and school failure, as well as the vulnerability of special education students to juvenile justice system involvement.

An Interview with Sara Tatum, Mathematics and Secondary Education Undergraduate Student

Sara Tatum, a junior majoring in math and secondary education, talks about the Terrapin Teachers program, her motivations for becoming a teacher and addressing the fear of math in an interview with the College of Education.

Magdalena H. Gross Receives Library of Congress Grant for Educator Training About Enslavement in the United States

Magdalena H. Gross, Ph.D., assistant professor at the University of Maryland College of Education, received a grant from the Library of Congress to develop workshops for educators on how to teach students about the history of slavery in Maryland.

Dr. Gross’ project, Teaching the Difficult Past: Making Sense of Slavery with Primary Sources from The Library of Congress, will culminate in professional development workshops for UMD student-teachers.