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Ohio University Kicks off Week-Long Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

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Ohio University’s celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s life began Monday morning with a silent march and brunch. Students, faculty and community members gathered at Galbreath Chapel for a quick prayer service and then marched across College Green to the top of Baker Center where a brunch took place. Although Martin Luther King Jr. Day… Read More

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Senate Lawmakers Consider Public Defender Loan Repayments

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio Senate committee is considering a bill that would create a student loan repayment program to help recruit and retain attorneys to serve as much needed public defenders in the state. The proposed program is similar to those in Ohio aimed at encouraging physicians, dentists and dental hygienists to practice… Read More

Talking about Unconscious Bias in Schools

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Tracey A. Benson is the co—author, with Sarah Fiarman, of a recently published book titled “Unconscious Bias in Schools: A Developmental Approach to Exploring Race and Racism.” In this discussion, Tracey, who is an Assistant Professor of Education Leadership at the University of North Carolina Charlotte, discusses how we can have productive and potentially transformative… Read More