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Falling Behind: Understanding the Challenges Facing Latino Education in the U.S.

Growing and developing in a society where income is correlated with access to education and opportunities, Latino students in the United States are showing far different […] MORE +

Message from Dean Jean K. Quam

We are driven by a sustained belief in the value of each child and adult, with unique talents and challenges. We aim to apply our knowledge for public, practical use to impact and improve lives. Learn more about Dean Quam […] MORE +

The Publication Gap: Western Bias in Educational Psychology Journals

Throughout my career, I’ve been interested in studying children’s memory and learning, particularly as it relates to reading and comprehension. In these and other areas of educational psychology there’s been […] MORE +

Supporting Gender-Variant & Transgender Youth

Humans naturally display a variety of expressions of masculinity and femininity that may or may not be consistent with the sex they were assigned at birth. For some, gender variance extends […] MORE +

9 Research-Based Ideas to Help Close the Achievement Gap

Closing the achievement gap is a priority for University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler and for the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD). There are no easy answers, but we are seeing that small […] MORE +

Reading Comprehension: How Stories Help Students Learn New Information

Reading comprehension for young students has always been a primary focus for a number of researchers here at the College of Education and Human Development. In the Text […] MORE +

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Mom Enough Child Development Podcast

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