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Peers, More Than Teachers, Inspire Us to Learn

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Kiva - College of Education

“Why do I have to learn this?” It’s a common question among youth, but new research out of Michigan State University suggests students perform much better academically when…

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Seven MSU Grad Programs Rank No. 1 Nationally

Friday, March 17, 2017
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Two more Michigan State University graduate programs – African history and supply chain – claimed top spots in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings, giving MSU…

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English Learners Treated Differently Depending on School They Attend

Friday, February 24, 2017
Teacher working with young children

As the number of English learners continues to grow across the nation, new research indicates these students are being treated differently depending on where they go to school….

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Zero Tolerance Policies Unfairly Punish Black Girls

Friday, February 17, 2017
Dorinda Carter Andrews and Dorothy Hines-Datiri

Black girls are disproportionately punished in American schools – an “overlooked crisis” that is populating the school-to-prison pipeline at rising rates, two education scholars argue in a new…

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$2 Mil. Grant to Help Youngest Students Learn Science

Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Tanya Wright and Amelia Wenk Gotwals

It’s often thought that kindergarten is too early to learn science. But with the right approach to teaching, even the youngest students can learn to think and talk…

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Two MSU Scholars Get NSF Awards for STEM Initiatives

Sunday, September 18, 2016
Kylie Whyte and Leslie Gonzales

Two MSU researchers have received awards from the National Science Foundation’s NSF INCLUDES program, a first-year initiative aimed at increasing participation in STEM fields especially among underserved populations….

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National Education Reformers Target Local School Boards

Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Sarah Reckhow and Rebecca Jacobsen

Local school board elections increasingly are becoming a national political battleground, as millions of dollars in campaign cash pours in from out-of-state donors in the name of education…

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Too Much Classroom Help May Hurt Urban Black Males

Friday, August 19, 2016
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Giving special treatment to young urban black males in the high school classroom runs the risk of shortchanging these students academically once they get to college, indicates a…

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Head Start Benefits Children with Disabilities

Friday, August 5, 2016
Kristin Rispoli and Kyunghee Lee

Young children with multiple disabilities who are enrolled in Head Start have better literacy, reading and math scores than children who aren’t in the federally funded program, indicates…

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Universities Should Tout Their Hispanic Status, Say Latino/a Students

Monday, July 25, 2016
Patricia Marin

The number and type of Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) has been rising as a result of the increasing enrollment of Latino/a students in colleges and universities. Michigan State University’s…

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