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Michigan State Celebrates World Teachers’ Day

Monday, October 5, 2015
World Teachers' Day 2015

Michigan State University’s College of Education has established a reputation for excellence and visionary thinking in its efforts to improve teaching and learning across the nation and the world….

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Schools Worsen Inequality, Especially in Math Instruction

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Schooling plays a surprisingly large role in shortchanging the nation’s poorest students of critical math skills, according to a massive new study led by a Michigan State University…

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MSU, Finland Get $3.6M to Study Science Learning

Friday, September 25, 2015
Barbara Schneider and Joseph Krajcik

More students need to feel motivated and excited about learning science if the United States is going to succeed in producing a more scientifically literate workforce. Michigan State…

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Reading Instruction for Children with ASD

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Michigan State University researchers Joshua Plavnick, Lori Skibbe, Troy Mariage, Carol Sue Englert, and Julie Thompson discuss “Comprehensive Reading Instruction for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A High-Tech…

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Increasing Parent Access to Online Training in ASD

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Michigan State University associate professor of psychology Brooke Ingersoll discusses “ImPACT Online: Increasing access to parent training in ASD internet-delivered instruction in evidence-based intervention.” Ingersoll is a member of MSU’s…

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New School-Evaluation Method Fails to Affect Housing Prices

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Scott Imberman

The controversial new method of evaluating teachers and schools – called “value-added” – does not appear to affect property values, finds research by economists at Michigan State University…

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$1.5 Million Gift Will Make MSU a Leader in Holocaust Studies

Thursday, September 10, 2015
Holocaust

Michigan State University’s newly created William and Audrey Farber Family Chair in Holocaust Studies and European Jewish History, funded by a $1.5 million private gift, will be one…

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MSU to Study Education in Developing Countries

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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Michigan State University researcher Amita Chudgar is leading an effort to better understand why students in developing countries don’t attend and stay in school. Chudgar received a $200,000…

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Who’s Choosing Schools of Choice in Michigan?

Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Lockers in hallway of elementary school

Students who participate in Michigan’s increasingly popular schools of choice program are more likely to be black, poor and academically weaker than their peers, indicates new research led…

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Job Services Needed for Young People with Autism

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

As autism becomes more prevalent, the need grows for services that help young people with the disorder to find and keep jobs, indicates new research led by Michigan…

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