Dr. James Joseph “Jim” Scheurich is a professor at Indiana University-Indianapolis (IUPUI). He is an anti-racist, community activist scholar committed to addressing the institutional and structural inequities in educational and community contexts. His research interests include anti-racist equity in education and communities and qualitative research methodologies. For over 15 years, he has been the editor of the International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, serves on several research journal editorial boards, and has published over fifty-five articles in research journals and ten books. In addition, he has been awarded three national scholarship awards.
Few moments in the rites of passage through childhood are as important as the news of whether one is promoted to the next grade or retained another year in one’s current grade. Ask any parent about the exhilaration and feeling of accomplishment accompanying news that your child is promoted, or the traumatic child and family […]