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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 students that larger loans are 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


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Elizabeth Moje Interviewed About Flint's New “Balanced” Calendars

School of Education Dean Elizabeth Birr Moje explains the advantages of creating a more balanced calendar year in the Flint Community Schools; however, to take advantage of this change, curriculum must be altered to fit the new intermissions. July 18, 2019. #5mins #Education #web-article #SchoolofEducation #Society #Government/Politics #Education #YouthandAdolescents #Innovation #ElizabethBirrMoje #Flint


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Michelle Bellino Discusses Successes and Challenges for Kenyan Refugees Seeking Higher Education

School of Education Assistant Professor Michelle Bellino explains the need for greater locational and financial access to higher education amongst the Kenyan refugee population. Education remains a determining factor of success. July 5, 2019. # #Education #web-article #SchoolofEducation #Society #Career #HigherEducation #Africa #Finance #SocialCampaigns #MichelleBellino ​​​​​​​​​​​​


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Rebecca Quintana’s Students Act as College Admissions Officials with U-M’s ViewPoint Technology

School of Education lecturer Rebecca Quintana discusses ViewPoint, U-M’s digital tool that allows educators to create and implement simulations in the classroom, giving students information and roles to play and providing a platform for communication. June 19, 2019. # #Education #web-article #SchoolofEducation #Technology #Society #HigherEducation #informationtechnology #RebeccaQuintana ​​​​​​​​​​


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When Skilled Teachers Mentor Interns, They Both Improve, Reveals Study by Matthew Ronfeldt

School of Education Professor Matthew Ronfeldt conducts research comparing the benefits and detriments of current teachers mentoring intern teachers, finding benefits for both. June 18, 2019. # #Education #webarticle #SchoolofEducation #Society #Career #Community