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Why you should care about Critical Race Theory as a K-12 educator

With the school year underway and 2022 elections nearing, Critical Race Theory (CRT) continues to be a hot topic issue in the media. Faculty from Loyola’s School of Education discuss CRT in this essay below, including how it became a political lever, its history and context, and the value of CRT in both college and K-12 classrooms.

Storytelling as a tool for social change

A recent graduate of Loyola University Maryland's Master's in Curriculum and Instruction for Social Justice program shares how her capstone on Critical Race Theory helped her students to recognize the inequities in literature and media and feel empowered to challenge those structures.

Loyola's School of Education Hosts a Teach Truth Rally

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Loyola University Maryland’s School of Education in conjunction with the Baltimore Teach Truth Coalition hosted a rally in Towson, Md. to protest laws that are being proposed and passed in many states to censor teachers from presenting the truth about racism.

Our Road to ILA National Recognition

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Loyola University Maryland's M.Ed. in Literacy Education co-directors share how they received the International Literacy Association's (ILA) national recognition for their reading specialist program.