Pedro Noguera

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Nominated by: Jayanti Tambe

Pedro Noguera is a Distinguished Professor of Education in the Graduate School of Education and Information Sciences at UCLA. His contributions to education focus on how schools are impacted by external conditions such as poverty, inequality and immigration and on what they can do to respond effectively to the changes these conditions create within schools. He has received awards from the Center for the Advanced Study of the Behavioral Sciences, from the National Association of Secondary Principals, and from the McSilver Institute at NYU for his research and advocacy efforts aimed at fighting poverty. He is credited with searching for innovative ways in which schools and districts can pursue equity by identifying the practices and policies that make this possible.

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