Antar Tichavakunda

Guest Blogger

PhD Student, University of Southern California

Los Angeles, California

Antar Tichavakunda is a doctoral student in urban education policy and a research assistant in the Pullias Center for Higher Education at the University of Southern California.

His research interests include the digital divide as it relates to historically underrepresented youth and the experience of underrepresented student populations at predominately white institutions.

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Posted Aug. 10, 2015

There’s No App for Our Education Woes

Thousands of people believe that students stand to gain from using education mobile apps. Early stage research suggests that some…

By Antar Tichavakunda

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Posted Dec. 8, 2017

Teachers Are Ready to End the School-to-Prison Pipeline But They Need the Trump Administration’s Help

2.6 million. That is the number of children suspended from U.S. public schools in one calendar year—2.6 million. That data, released in 2014 by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for…

By Lillian Lowery, Evan Stone

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Posted Dec. 7, 2017

This Video of Denver DREAMers Challenged Me to Check My Privilege

Being the “Type A,” driven overachiever that I am, I tend to be a planner—often, to a fault. As the daughter of a Purdue grad,…

By Chyrise Harris

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Posted Dec. 7, 2017

How Quincy Patterson Became Virginia Tech’s First Quarterback to Major in Engineering

If you follow Chicago’s high school football scene, you probably already know Quincy Patterson, the Solorio High School quarterback who drew lots of attention from…

By Maureen Kelleher

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