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ELPA News

Fri
Jul
29
UW-Madison’s Nicole Bowman-Farrell will be taking part in two sessions at the National Indian Education Association's Conference. Bowman-Farrell will be presenting ​at a pre-convention workshop called, “Utilizing a Tri-Lateral Model Approach to Revitalize Tribal Education Systems.” She also will be taking part in an in-convention session titled, “Asserting Sovereignty & Building Tribal Nations Using the Tri-Lateral Indian Education Policy Model.”
Thu
Jul
28
UW-Madison’s Nicholas Hillman is quoted in a recent NPR.org report headlined, “Good News On Student Loans ... For Some.” When it comes to loan repayments, Hillman tells NPR.org that he’d like to see a completely different process in place for targeting who gets access to help with their loans. Hillman is an associate professor with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis and is an affiliate of the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE).
Wed
Jul
27
A book co-authored by UW-Madison’s John Diamond was recently named the winner of the 2016 Eduardo Bonilla-Silva Outstanding Book Award by the Racial and Ethnic Minorities Division of the Society for the Study of Social Problems. This award honors the significant theoretical and empirical contributions of Eduardo Bonilla-Silva to the understanding of contemporary race and racism. The publication, “Despite the Best Intentions: How Racial Inequality Thrives in Good Schools,” is co-authored by Amanda Lewis.
Fri
Jul
22
UW-Madison’s Bruce King and Laura Lang recently delivered a presentation at the International Baccalaureate Conference of the Americas, which was held July 14-17 in Toronto. They were joined by Mary Allen and Cathy Moore from the Green Lake School District, which is Wisconsin’s only 4K-12 international baccalaureate (IB) district. Their session was titled, “University-K-12 Partnership: Enhancing IB Unit Plans and Assessments through Collaborative Conversations using Authentic Intellectual Work.”
Fri
Jul
15
UW-Madison’s Nicholas Hillman spoke about student loan debt and Hillary Clinton’s new higher education proposals during an appearance Thursday, July 14, on “All Sides with Ann Fisher,” a public affairs talk show on WOSU public radio in Ohio. The segment that included Hillman was called, “Student Debt: What Led To It, How Students Can Plan For Affordable Education.” Hillman is an associate professor with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, and is an affiliate of the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE).
Fri
Jul
15
UW-Madison alumnus Mark Paige is the author of a new book titled, “Building a Better Teacher: Understanding Value-Added Models in the Law of Teacher Evaluation.” Paige earned a master’s (2006) and Ph.D. (2011) from the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, and also graduated from the university’s Law School in 2007. Paige is a professor of public policy at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth. He has represented school districts in a variety of education law matters in various state and federal jurisdictions, including the New Hampshire Supreme Court.
Fri
Jul
01
The latest edition of Learning Connections, a news magazine from the UW-Madison School of Education, is now available online. The Summer 2016 issue is filled with exciting news about School of Education faculty, staff, students and alumni, and features a cover story about the Morgridge Center for Public Service, which is celebrating 20 years of bridging campus and community.
Mon
Jun
27
A new article by UW-Madison’s Nicholas Hillman examining the importance of geography when it comes to opportunities in higher education was recently published by the American Educational Research Journal (AERJ). The report is titled, “Geography of College Opportunity: The Case of Education Deserts.” AERJ is the American Educational Research Association’s flagship journal. Hillman writes that "this study finds that the number of local colleges varies along lines of race and class. ... These can result in education deserts, or places where opportunities richly available for some communities are rare (or even nonexistent) in others.”
Fri
Jun
24
The New York Times recently published an article headlined, “How Public Universities Are Addressing Declines in State Funding.” The Times reports how it asked "three top educators about potential solutions to the funding problems" -- and among those interviewed was UW-Madison's Clifton Conrad, a Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor and a faculty member in the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis.
Thu
Jun
23
UW-Madison alumnus Ken Bates presented at the at the first International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) Research Symposium held at Kent State University on May 23-24. Bates’ presentation was titled, "College students' perspective on their college preparation from the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program." Bates, who is superintendent of the School District of Green Lake, Wisconsin, received his Ph.D. from the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis this spring.
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