News, Events & Programs


The purpose of the newsletter is to provide valuable information, recognize alumni accomplishments, and share memories and updates that educate and inspire.

School of Education in the news

Outside news stories featuring SoE Alumni, Staff, and Faculty
'Clear example of systemic racism': group denounces Indiana's proposed abortion ban

SoE Faculty Linda Johnson and Teresa Sosa made courageous and excellent comments that were quoted in the Indy Star article.

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Indy Star Article

Advanced Placement debate feels high-stakes for teachers of African American history

Dean Tambra Jackson recently contributed to a Chalkbeat article about the recently revised curriculum of the AP African American course.

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Chalkbeat Article

Best Cities for Families

WalletHub interviewed faculty member, Dr. Cristina Santamaría Graff, as an expert for their article on the "Best Cities for Families".

In this interview, Dr. Cristina Santamaría Graff gave several sources for her answers and detailed the development of a child and family's life based on the city they live in.

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Central Indiana school districts expand mental health resources

Wayne Township Director of Student Services Sherman Woodard says he has has noticed a change over the last ten years.

Woodard says his staff has seen a significant increase in the number of students dealing with anxiety, depression, and managing their emotions.

Woodard partly attributes the increase to the covid pandemic: students dealing with losing loved ones to the illness; a heightened concern about spreading the disease; also, the social aspect.

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WRTV Article

Winners of the Scripps Regional Spelling Bee announced

The IU School of Education at IUPUI hosted the Indianapolis Regional Spelling Bee.

With help from faculty, staff and Assistant Dean for Student Support and Diversity, Tim Williams, our school was featured on WRTV and WFYI. Photos of the event were provided by our Digital Media Specialist, Brayden Bridgeman.

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WRTV Article
WFYI Article
IU Today Article