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Luciana Dar Dr. Luciana Dar awarded the Haynes Foundation Faculty Fellowship 2013-2014

Dr. Luciana Dar was recognized by the Haynes Foundation for her project titled "Where do we go from here? The effects of the ‘Great Recession’ on California's Community Colleges and their Students."

Dr. Kris Nicholls New Assistant Director of Teacher Education

Beginning October 1st, Kris Nicholls will join the staff at the Graduate School of Education as the new Assistant Director of Teacher Education. She comes to us following four years of service as Administrative Manager in the Riverside County Office of Education Instructional Services Unit. Kris has earned many awards and honors for her outstanding work as teacher and administrator

Dean Mitchell Dean Mitchell Addresses Turkish School Administrators

On June 20th, Dean Mitchell provided a plenary session address at the 5th Annual International Conference in Educational Supervision, organized by the Turkish Educators and Superintendents Union. The conference was held at Sütçü Imam University in Kahramanmaraş, Turkey. Dean Mitchell’s lecture is entitled, “Pursuing Excellence and Equity: American Policy Strategies for Improving Teacher Effectiveness.”

default Dr. V.P. Franklin helps to analyze historic demonstration, Dr. King’s “dream” speech, equality and justice for African Americans today

Dr. V.P. Franklin was recognized on UCR Today as a scholar available to discuss the significance of the Aug. 28, 1963 rally, one of the largest of the Civil Rights Movement; the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech; and views on race, justice and equality today.


In the Headlines

Cyberbullying Increases As Students Grow Older

(September 10, 2014)

As students’ age they are verbally and physically bullied less but cyberbullied more, non-native English speakers are not bullied more often than native English speakers and bullying increases as students’ transition from elementary to middle school.

Tenure Ruling Could End ‘Convoluted’ Process

(June 10, 2014)

On Tuesday, June 10, a Los Angeles judge ruled that state laws governing tenure and the firing of teachers are unconstitutional. Douglas Mitchell, dean of the University of California, Riverside’s Graduate School of Education, is available for interviews on the issue. He can be reached at 951-827-5802 or Here are his initial thoughts, in which he says the ruling could end a "convoluted" process:

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