Iheoma Iruka

Iheoma Iruka is founding director of the Equity Research Action Coalition at Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute and research professor of public policy at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

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Early learning and beyond: Connecting early childhood with K-12 so every student succeeds

By Iheoma Iruka, Josephine Appleby and Larrisa Wilkinson | May 12, 2021

Join us to explore articles from the April issue of The Learning Professional on early learning. We will discuss systems and strategies that set students up for long-term success. We’ll talk about building bridges between early childhood and K-12, what teachers and leaders of all levels can learn from early childhood educators, and how to […]

Early learning and K-12 go hand in hand: A conversation with Iheoma Iruka

By Iheoma Iruka | April 1, 2021

K-12 and early childhood learning systems can learn a lot from one another, says the founding director of the Equity Research Action Coalition.