In Ed Week op-ed, Professor Ryan Good draws attention to school closures

"America at large is facing two pandemics: racism and COVID-19. But, low-income Black and Brown children in America are facing one more, the temporary and permanent closure of their schools." Read an Ed Week op-ed co-authored by Ryan Good, assistant professor and co-director at the Washington Community Scholars Center in Washington D.C. ... read more about In Ed Week op-ed, Professor Ryan Good draws attention to school closures from Ed Week

EMU offers free webinars for ministry, parents, educators, healthcare professionals, racial and social justice advocates

Eastern Mennonite University offers several academic and professional programs related to trauma and resilience and restorative justice, and integrates this expertise into general coursework for programs not specifically focused on
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Caitlin Morneau MA ’19 on lifting up restorative practices in a pandemic

As I walk through my own new “normal” during this time of pandemic and talk with ministry leaders and restorative justice practitioners throughout the country, there are particular components of circle process and other restorative practices that I have found hold renewed meaning in this time. ... read more about Caitlin Morneau MA ’19 on lifting up restorative practices in a pandemic from Ignatian Solidarity Network

‘Friends’ of public education? EMU professor’s study examines ‘paradox’ behind Philly school fundraising groups

At first glance, there is nothing “shadowy” about the rise of fundraising organizations tied to Philadelphia public schools. These independently run nonprofits are typically associated with the sunny side of public education. But researchers Ryan Good and Katharine Nelson say there is a central paradox embedded in these “Friends of” groups, which have burst onto the scene in many wealthy or gentrifying parts of Philadelphia. ... read more about ‘Friends’ of public education? EMU professor’s study examines ‘paradox’ behind Philly school fundraising groups from WHYY-Philadelphia