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Less Than a Quarter of Detroit Students Attend Schools Near Home

Thursday, October 11, 2018
Joshua Cowen

Research led by Michigan State University helps reveal why getting to school can be particularly difficult for students in Detroit. As one of the nation’s largest markets for…

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Connected Math: Solving Problems for Over 30 Years

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Connected Math Books

In the early 1980s, MSU mathematics researchers Glenda Lappan and Elizabeth (Betty) Phillips were working with middle school students, seeking a new way to help students grasp math concepts at…

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Researchers Receive National Award for Exploring Walking and Social Exclusion

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Students Walking Fall

A Michigan State University study conducted last year has won two kinesiology researchers and an alumnus a national award for their work exploring how walking might reduce the…

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Strunk Gives Insights on Teacher Shortage in California

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
katharine strunk

Michigan State University researcher Katharine Strunk helps answer that question as part of a sweeping report on public education in the state of California. Getting Down to Facts II, released…

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History Book Asks High Schoolers: Right or Wrong?

Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Anne Lise Halvorsen

What if history lessons didn’t stop with facts? What if students were asked to judge whether the decisions of others at momentous times in the past were right…

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Ryu Honored for Online Database

Thursday, August 16, 2018
Catherine Ryu

Catherine Ryu, MSU associate professor of Japanese literature, received the prestigious 2018 Esperanto “Access to Language Education” Award, presented by CALICO, or Computer Assisted Language Consortium, the Esperantic Studies Foundation, and Lernu.net for…

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Cantwell Co-edits Book on International Politics in Higher Education

Monday, July 23, 2018
Brendan Cantwell

Michigan State University scholar Brendan Cantwell is co-editor, and a contributing author, to a new publication that aims to underline the importance of understanding higher education politics, and…

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MSU Education Policy Innovation Collaborative to Launch National School Choice Research Center

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Katharine Strunk and Joshua Cowen

Michigan State University is part of a new national research center on school choice policy. The National Center for Research on Education Access and Choice, or REACH, funded…

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Honing Children’s Language and Literacy Skills

Thursday, May 24, 2018
Children reading

If parents want to help their children develop language and literacy at a young age, reading bedtime stories together isn’t the only key to success. Research from Michigan…

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Study Finds Educational ‘Growth Mindset’ Interventions Aren’t Effective

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Classroom

A new study co-authored by researchers at Michigan State University and Case Western Reserve University found that “growth mindset interventions,” or programs that teach students they can improve their intelligence…

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