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UW-Madison alum Cosner receives UIC Award for Excellence in Teaching
UW-Madison School of Education alumna Shelby Cosner received the University of Illinois at Chicago's (UIC) Award for Excellence in Teaching. She earned her Ph.D. from the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis in 2005. Cosner is now an associate professor of educational organization and leadership at UIC.
WISCAPE policy brief examines FAFSA filing rates at Wisconsin high schools
A new policy brief from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE) examines FAFSA filing rates at public and private high schools across Wisconsin and exposes significant differences in filing rates based on school characteristics.
UW-Madison's Diamond speaks with Washington Post about 'The Lie'
UW-Madison's John Diamond was recently quoted in a Washington Post article about a powerful short video called "The Lie." Diamond is the Hoefs-Bascom Professor of Education with the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis. In "The Lie," a group of fourth graders talk about demeaning stereotypes. In the article, Diamond talks about how children ages 6-10 start to understand stereotypes about racial groups, so this is an important age group to start conversations with.
Cap Times highlights Ladson-Billings' talk on helping children transition to school
UW-Madison's Gloria Ladson-Billings recently gave a talk presented by the One City Institute for Early Learning about how to prepare children for the transition from home to school. The talk, held at Lincoln Elementary School, was featured in an article from The Capital Times.
Cap Times interviews UW's Conrad about Trump’s secretary of education nominee
UW-Madison’s Clifton Conrad recently spoke with The Capital Times newspaper about President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of education. In the report, Conrad says that Betsy DeVos’ track record of advocacy for charter schools for elementary and high school students may indicate that she will push to privatize public higher education too.
UW-Madison’s Underwood, Jensen debate merits of privatizing K-12 education
UW-Madison’s Julie Underwood took part in a debate Wednesday night at Marquette University with Scott Jensen, with the two discussing whether or not the state can continue to adequately fund public schools while supporting the expansion of taxpayer-funded vouchers for private schools. The two found little to agree on but one point of common ground was that vouchers are not the panacea reformists had hoped. In general, voucher schools perform no better, or only marginally better, than public schools serving similar students. Another was the need for greater accountability.
UW's Hillman speaks with Chronicle of Higher Education about college access
Nicholas Hillman was recently interviewed for an article that appeared in the Chronicle of Higher Education headlined, "When College Was A Public Good." Hillman studies higher education finance and policy, and his research focuses on how policies affect educational access and success. The article explores how as more non-whites are pursuing higher education, less and less public and federal support is dedicated to ensuring fair access to universities.
Underwood's latest 'Under the Law' column examines protection for homeless students
Julie Underwood’s latest “Under the Law” column was published in the November issue of Phi Delta Kappan magazine. The column is about recent expanded support for homeless students in the law. Underwood is a professor of law and educational leadership and policy analysis at UW-Madison, and the former dean of the School of Education.
Ladson-Billings speaks with WKOW/Ch. 27 about racial disparities in education
UW-Madison’s Gloria Ladson-Billings recently spoke with Madison’s ABC affiliate, WKOW/Ch. 27, about ongoing concerns related to the achievement gap between white and black students in Wisconsin. Ladson-Billings is the School of Education's Kellner Family Distinguished Chair in Urban Education, and is a professor with the departments of Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Policy Studies, and Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis.
Hillman to take part in Federal Reserve conference examining student loan debt
UW-Madison’s Nicholas Hillman will be taking part in a conference Nov. 28-29 in Washington, D.C., that’s being hosted by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve. The conference is titled, “Addressing the Risks of Pursuing Post-Secondary Education.” Hillman is an associate professor with the School of Education's Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis who studies higher education finance and policy. His research focuses on how policies affect educational access and success.
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