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Under what conditions do the benefits of preschool last? Christina Weiland and SOE students share longitudinal findings

School of Education Professor Christina Weiland discusses the results from a recent study that focused on the advantages of attending preschool for children and how important it is to maintain these skills through a high-quality kindergarten. November 8, 2019. # #Education #web-article #SchoolofEducation #Society #Children #ChristinaWeiland ​​​​​​​​


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Elizabeth Moje Comments on Declining Enrollment in Teacher Education Programs Leading to Teacher Shortages Across the State

Dean of the School of Education, Elizabeth Moje, discusses the increasing shortage of traditionally certified teachers in Michigan and emphasises the need for trained professionals for education. October 25, 2019. ​ # #Education #web-article #SchoolofEducation #Society #ElizabethMoje ​​​​​​


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Degree Completion Isn’t an Accurate Measure of a Community College’s Quality, says Peter Bahr

School of Education's Peter Bahr states that current measures of success for students who do not complete community college are inadequate in that they do not take account successes such as success in the workforce. October 16, 2019. # #Education #web-article #SchoolofEducation #Career #Society #Community #PeterBahr ​​​​​​​​


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TeachingWorks Seminar Series: Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot will be the first speaker in the TeachingWorks Seminar Series, in which the core problems of educational justice will be discussed through "Forging The Connections Between Learning and Justice: On View, Voice, and Visibility". #60+mins #Education #Seminar #SchoolofEducation #Society ​​​​​

 11-18-2019 | 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM ET


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ES Colloquium: Professor Chris Weiland and Dr. Meghan McCormick

School of Education professors Chris Weiland and Meghan McCormick talk about the factors that sustain the prekindergarten boost: practice and policy implications. #60+mins #Education #Seminar #SchoolofEducation #Society #Education #Policy

 10-24-2019 | 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM ET


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Michael Bastedo’s Research Cited in NYT Investigation Into What College Admissions Offices Really Want

School of Education Professor Michael Bastedo discusses research suggesting that although many universities claim to strive for diversity in admissions, money and school ranking remain a priority when admitting new students. September 12, 2019. # #Education #web-article #SchoolofEducation #Society #Business #Diversity,Equity,andInclusion #MichaelBastedo ​​​​​​​​


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Are College Students Better Off Taking Larger or Smaller Loans?

School of Education Professor Susan Dynarski discusses new research suggesting that taking out larger loans is not detrimental to student success and that students should not be discouraged from taking out loans. September 20, 2019. # #Education #web-article #SchoolofEducation #Society #Career #Finance #SusanDynarski ​​​​​​​​


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Elizabeth Moje Discusses Troubling and Inequitable Trend to Staff Michigan Classrooms with Long-term Substitutes

School of Education Dean Elizabeth Birr Moje discusses the alarmingly high concentration of long-term substitutes, not trained to be full-time teachers, in low-income urban and rural areas. August 15, 2019. #5mins #Education #web-article #SchoolofEducation #Society #Career #Education #Children #Inequality #ElizabethBirrMoje


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Enid Rosario Ramos and Awilda Rodriguez Call for Separation Between Puerto Rico’s Politics and its Education System

School of Education Professors Enid Rosario Ramos and Awilda Rodriguez encourage Puerto Ricans to separate political parties and the education system, on the tail of Ricky Renuncia's resignation as governor. July 25, 2019. #5mins #Education #web-article #SchoolofEducation #Government/Politics #Society #Education #Policy #SocialJustice #EnidRosarioRamos ​​


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Nell Duke Challenges Controversial Mandatory Retention Policies for Third Grade Students

School of Education Professor Nell Duke rallies against the new policy, forcing third graders with unimproved literacy to repeat the grade. Duke, instead, advocates for more reading coaches or summer school to help them catch up. July 19, 2019. #5mins #Education #web-article #SchoolofEducation #Society #Government/Politics #Education #Children #Literature #Policy #NellDuke