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Robert C. Knoeppel
Robert C. Knoeppel to lead W&M School of Education

Robert C. Knoeppel, dean of the University of South Florida’s College of Education, longtime educator and noted scholar on educational finance innovation, has been chosen as the next dean of the William & Mary School of Education.

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Janise Parker’s research on African American high school students’ academic success is published in School Psychology Review

Her work explores systemic barriers that influence African American students, especially their academic trajectories, and the factors that make some students more likely to succeed. As a scholar who focuses on social justice, Parker offers suggestions for how communities and schools can come together to support children from racially diverse backgrounds and elevate African American voices to lead the conversation.

Solidarity: Statement from Dean Niles

Dean Spencer G. Niles addresses recent events and calls on the entire School of Education community to actively combat racism and the systemic oppression of people of color.

Social Justice and Diversity Fellows
Social Justice & Diversity Research Fellows at W&M tackle issues of equity

The Social Justice & Diversity Research Fellowship Program, now in its third year at William & Mary, aims to equip students to address issues of inequity in academia, in their professions and in their everyday lives. The application for the 2020-2021 cohort is due June 15, 2020.

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