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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 #AwildaRodriguez


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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


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Professor Tim McKay and Alumna Nita Kedharnath Advance Diversity and Equity in STEM Education by Focusing on Introductory College Courses

U-M Physics, Astronomy, and Education Professor Tim McKay works to make a national standard for assessing the quality of foundational STEM courses by making them more equitable and inclusive, focusing on intro college courses with other universities. May 17, 2019. #5-15mins #Education #webarticle #SchoolofEducation #Society #Education #Diversity,Equity,andInclusion #Science #Technology


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Michael Bastedo’s Research Informs New College Admissions Tool Aimed at Increasing Equity and Access

School of Education researcher Michael Bastedo conducts a study focusing on administrative tools in higher education systems, looking to increase the scope of application review by including more personal context and background. May 24, 2019. # #Education #webarticle #SchoolofEducation #Society #Technology #HigherEducation #InformationScience #informationtechnology


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Elizabeth Moje Discusses Teacher Preparation and Pipeline in Detroit News Piece Exploring MI School Reform

School of Education Dean Elizabeth Moje explains in the Detroit News how Michigan's student achievement is lacking, prompting a new emphasis on policy reform and placing importance on educational stability and teacher preparation. June 3, 2019. #5-15mins #Education #web-article #SchoolofEducation #Society #Policy #Children #Michigan #ElizabethMoje ​​​​​​​​​


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Deborah Loewenberg Ball Discusses Implicit Bias, Systemic Racism, and Teaching Habits in Topeka Capital-Journal Article

School of Education Professor Deborah Loewenberg Ball discusses a series concerning Brown vs. Board of Education Supreme Court decision, exploring the intersection of implicit bias, systemic racism, and habits in classrooms. May 3, 2019. #5-15mins #Education #web-article #SchoolofEducation #Society #Government/Politics #Diversity,Equity,andInclusion #Children #History #DeborahLoewenbergBall ​​​​​​​​​​