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Academic News| Petrilli & Ragland: At a Tough Time for Education Reform, Colorado Defeat of Charter School-Defunding Bill Offers a Ray of Hope

Let’s not sugarcoat it: National education reform is in a tough patch, what with the emboldened teachers unions playing offense , a supportive but unpopular...

Academic News| Teaching Teachers to Learn From Each Other: Leading Educators Hopes to Turn the Multi-Billion-Dollar Professional Development Industry on Its Head

When he started his job as an administrator in Tulsa Public Schools more than two years ago, Devin Fletcher experienced a disconnect. A great deal of attention...

Academic News| Challenging Conventional Wisdom, New Report Suggests Diversity of America’s Teaching Force Has Not Kept Pace With Population

Taking aim at the perception that efforts to diversify the teaching profession are working, a new study by the Brookings Institution shows that the educator...

Academic News| Education Department Nudges States to Think Bigger in Experimenting With the Every Student Succeeds Act

The ESSA waiver process is not unlike a middle school dance, a top federal official told big-city school leaders Monday morning. Much like it takes that first...

Academic Events| A Delegation of Kyushu University visited our school

On the afternoon of March 7th 2019, A Delegation of Kyushu University visited our faculty. Associate Dean Yueyan Du, Dr. Huiming Shi, Professor Jianhua Hu, Dr...

Academic News| More Than Half of Aspiring Elementary Teachers Fail America’s Most Used Licensure Exam, New NCTQ Report Finds

More than half of prospective elementary school teachers fail a licensure exam used in 23 states for those applying to join the profession, with black and...

Academic Events| Two professors from Taiwan visited the department of educational technologies and the Institute of Intelligent Contextual Education & Technology

The visit of Professor Huang Yeh-Min and Associate Professor Wu Ting-Ting took place from March 7, 2019 to March 9, 2019. Professor Huang Yeh-Min is from...

Academic News| Inside the Surprising SXSW Education Panel That Turned the Spotlight on the Gap Between White Families With Educational Options — and Black Neighbors Who Have None

For many years, Derrell Bradford says, he never understood why his mother and grandmother used to gather at the kitchen table when he was a child, debating...

Academic News| In Rewriting the Higher Education Act, Lead Senate Democrat Patty Murray Says Affordability a Top Priority — but Free College Might Be a Step Too Far

College affordability is a top priority for reauthorization of the Higher Education Act, but the free-college proposals put forward by some Democrats,...

Academic Events| Serial seminars of conducting research from a comparative perspective were held

On March 4 th -8 th 2019, Professor Yang Rui from the University of Hong Kong, brought four brilliant academic lectures to teachers and students of the School...