Redlands Resources: Expert on Educational Justice

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July 31, 2009 -

University of Redlands Resources

Expert on educational justice can provide context and comment on stories regarding K-12 education, the achievement gap between white and minority students, educational trends & issues

Hot Topics: Southern California educational leaders and advocates gathered this week for the university’s fifth Summer Institute for Educational Justice, which featured leading critical thinker and researcher in education Jean Anyon, author of “Ghetto Schooling: A Political Economy of Urban Educational Reform.”

About theĀ Institute for Educational Justice

As an Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership and then as dean, Bob Denham helped develop and launch the university’s Doctorate for Leadership in Educational Justice. The program’s one-of-a-kind emphasis on educational justice sets it apart from other educational leadership doctorates in Southern California and nationwide.

About Redlands’ Ed.D. program, and the recent first graduates.

About Dean Denham: Denham is a veteran of the public school system, having been a high school teacher for 19 years and a high school administrator for 14, including at continuation high schools. He chaired the state committee that wrote the Department of Education handbook for continuation education.

Denham earned his doctorate in education from Claremont Graduate University. He studied educational leadership and his dissertation explored the effectiveness of continuation high schools.

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