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Member of the National Academy of Education to Deliver School of Education's Thompson Lecture-Colloquium

WASHINGTON (Nov. 1, 2010) – Linda Darling-Hammond, Ph.D., the Charles Ducommon Professor of Education at Stanford University, will deliver the 30th Annual Charles Thompson Lecture on Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 5:00 pm in the Blackburn Center, West Ballroom.

In addition to being a member of the National Academy of Education and a past president of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Dr. Darling-Hammond served as education policy advisor to then-Senator Barack Obama during his presidential campaign. Dr. Darling-Hammond's research focuses on educational equity, teacher quality and school restructuring.

The Charles Thompson Lecture-Colloquium is held annually by the HUSOE and the Journal of Negro Education (JNE). JNE, the seminal research organ of the HUSOE, has been in continuous publication as a referred scholarly journal for more than 75 years. JNE "examines issues incident to the education of Black people" and was founded by Charles Thompson. About The Howard University School of Education:

About The Howard University School of Education:
Howard University School of Education is an NCATE accredited institution and its commitment to preparing educational leaders dates back to 1890. HUSOE graduates the University’s largest number of doctoral degree recipients. The School of Education not a newcomer to urban education; rather, for nearly a century and a half, it has been quietly actualizing its mission to improve and expand educational opportunity and access, particularly for African Americans and other underserved communities.
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