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Discourse Within University Presidents’ Responses to Racism: Revealing Patterns of Power and Privilege

by Veronica Jones
Utilizing a critical discourse analysis framework, this study assesses the language conveyed in university presidents’ responses to racism at several predominantly White institutions and how their responses reveal larger patterns of social power and privilege. By informing the conversation around how those in power respond to racist speech, this research presents several implications for the ways in which universities can be more responsive to marginalized student communities.
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Activist Principals: Leading for Social Justice in Ciudad Juárez, Baltimore, and Brazil

by David Edward DeMatthews & Rebecca Tarlau
When schools focus narrowly on issues of student achievement and other district priorities, they may limit their school’s potential in meeting the diverse needs of students, families, and communities. In this article, we examine how principals engage in activism and recognize and take advantage of political opportunities to facilitate social change in their communities.
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Book Reviews

Assessing Student Learning by Design: Principles and Practices for Teachers and School Leaders

by Jay McTighe and Steve Ferrara
reviewed by Jennifer D. Morrison & Julia Lopez-Robertson


Social Conscience and Responsibility: Teaching the Common Good in Secondary Education

by Jane E. Bleasedale and Julie A. Sullivan
reviewed by Sarah Fine


What Inclusive Instructors Do: Principles and Practices for Excellence in College Teaching

by Tracie Marcella Addy, Derek Dube, Khadijah A. Mitchell, & Mallory E. SoRelle
reviewed by Kate Law & Esther A. Enright


Geographies of Campus Inequality: Mapping the Diverse Experiences of First-Generation Students

by Janel E. Benson and Elizabeth M. Lee
reviewed by Bobby Steele, Lacey Quadrelli & Thalia M. Mulvihill


Education researchers Judith Touré and Dana Thompson Dorsey discuss their co-authored TC Record article. Watch and discuss this episode on Vialogues.

Publishing in TCR
To submit work to the Teachers College Record, please use our online submission system. To access the system, use the link "Submit My Work," found in the Member Center. The submission system will explain our publishing guidelines, and will allow you to upload your manuscript. Please consult the following Editorials for additional information.

Envisioning the Future of TCR

by Michelle G. Knight-Manuel
Leveraging the strengths of the journal, welcoming more inclusivity, and enhancing their digital presence animates new directions for engaging the broader national and international educational community in service of the public good.
When We Go Back, We Can’t Go Back: A Graduate Student’s Perspective on Higher Education After the Pandemic
by Brianna Lafoon
This commentary is about practices that educators have learned during the pandemic that are beneficial as we return to classrooms.
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