Yoko Yamamoto's recent article, "Young children's beliefs about school learning in Japan and the United States: Cultural and socioeconomic comparisons," was published in Early Childhood Research Quarterly.
The Department of Education seeks an outstanding teacher educator with a commitment to advancing educational equity in urban schools to join our dynamic and growing department as a Lecturer in Social Studies Education beginning in summer 2020.
In an article in The Providence Journal, Director of the Urban Education Policy program, Kenneth Wong, comments on wide gaps between graduation rates and SAT scores in Rhode Island high schools. "It's important for the districts and the commissioner to communicate why this is important, that it's clearly connected to college and career readiness."
In a new article published by the Urban Affairs Review, Assistant Professor of Education Jonathan Collins examines the way in which teachers form assessments of schools and districts that motivate their political behavior. The new theory proposed and tested in this article centers on deliberative democracy.