CEHD News

NGWSD Breaking Barriers award to Thul and colleagues for GIRLS initiative

On National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD), February 3, 2016, the Girls’ Initiative in Recreation and Leisurely Sports (GIRLS) was presented with a 2016 Breaking Barriers Award. The award is sponsored by the Minnesota Coalition for Women in Athletic Leadership, and was given to the GIRLS founder and director Fatimah Hussein, MA, past … Continue reading NGWSD Breaking Barriers award to Thul and colleagues for GIRLS initiative

McGuire says the earlier gender is addressed with children, the better

 In a MinnPost article, Department of Family Social Science associate professor Jenifer McGuire stressed the importance of an inclusive approach when it comes to gender, and said the sooner we can talk to children regarding gender, the better. Read the article here. Learn more about McGuire and her research interests here.

NCEO: Working nationwide for students with disabilities and educators

As President Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act on December 10, Martha Thurlow was meeting with several states to ensure that students with disabilities who are English learners are appropriately identified and served. It’s this kind of careful, ground-level work that the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO) at the Institute on Community Integration … Continue reading NCEO: Working nationwide for students with disabilities and educators