Antar Tichavakunda

antar

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
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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 Feb. 14, 2017
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In the Fall of 1978, I Got on a Bus From My White Neighborhood and Learned That Separate Is Not Equal

When it came time to get on the bus, some of my friends didn’t go with me. Their parents pulled them out of public school that year. Too disruptive, they said. Maybe too violent, they worried silently.…

By Maureen Kelleher

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Posted Feb. 14, 2017
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These 5 Chicago Families Are Taking Illinois to Court and All I Can Say Is It’s About Time

Frustrated by decades of unfair funding for Chicago Public Schools (CPS), five families and CPS sued the state for racial discrimination. According to the suit,…

By Peter Cunningham

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Posted Feb. 14, 2017
loveteaching

Just Listen to How People Talk About Their Favorite Teacher and You’ll See Why I #LoveTeaching

The following is an excerpt from Tom Rademacher’s book, It Won’t Be Easy: An Exceedingly Honest (and Slightly Unprofessional) Love Letter to Teaching. The book…

By Tom Rademacher

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