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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...

Academic News | Let’s hear it for educational freedom!

Twenty-five months after Donald Trump’s inauguration, his administration has just unveiled its big school-choice initiative—yes, the cause that, during his...

Academic News | Weakening graduation standards hurts students in the long run

In early February, Chalkbeat published an analysis of New York City’s graduation rate, which rose to nearly 76 percent in 2018—a 1.7 percent increase compared...

Academic News|Smarter teachers = higher student achievement

Everybody knows that teacher quality matters hugely in education, indeed may be the single most potent variable in a classroom, school or system. Yet it’s also...

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,...