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Why School Climate Matters For Teachers And Students

Associate Professor Matthew Kraft and Annenberg Institute Research Program Associate Grace Falken prove why school climate matters for teachers and students in a new policy brief.
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Student Spotlight: Mayah Emerson UEP'20

For Mayah Emerson UEP'20, she always knew that the education field was her calling. Following completion of the Urban Education Policy program, she plans to challenge the systems that govern classrooms.
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Using Tutors to Close the Opportunity Gap

Associate Professor Matthew Kraft discusses using tutors to help close the learning loss gap after the pandemic on The Late Bell with John Phillips podcast.
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Student Spotlight: Raekwon Grace UEP'20

Having always been passionate about education, Raekwon Grace UEP'20 explains what drew him to the UEP program and his plans following graduation.
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Student Spotlight: Nalini Khurana '21

Education Studies junior Nalini Khurana '21 dives into her time as a concentrator, sharing her favorite classes, community-building with BEAM, and what she's most passionate about.
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For the Love of Teaching

Four questions with Diane Silva Pimentel, Director of Teacher Education
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RI families still struggling with special education crisis

Susanna Loeb, Director of the Annenberg Institute for School Reform and Professor of Education, provides commentary on problems related to nationwide shortages of certified special education teachers.
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A New Series on the Practical Takeaways From Research

Professor of Education Susanna Loeb recently launched "What Works, What Doesn't," an Education Week blog series that will delve into how educators can put research into practice.
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Assistant Professor of Education Jonathan Collins comments on Brown's 50 years of Open Curriculum and what the next 50 years hold.
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Student Spotlight: Nari Kato '21

Education Studies concentrator and DUG leader Nari Kato '21 describes his favorite part about the concentration and why he was drawn to study it.
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Black women reign at beauty pageants

Hilary Levey Friedman, Visiting Assistant Professor of Education, provided commentary on the evolving definition of what it means to be a pageant winner.
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Why Developmental Science?

Jin Li, Professor of Education and Human Development, is spotlighted in the "Hidden Figures" in Developmental Science series for the Society for Research in Child Development.
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Job Opportunity: Lecturer in Social Studies Education

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.
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R.I. SAT scores don't keep pace with grad rates

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."