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Michigan Schools Face Nation’s Worst Decline in State Education Funding

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
David Arsen

Funding for Michigan’s public schools has fallen more sharply than any other state over the past quarter century, new research from Michigan State University finds. Educators have been…

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Education Researchers Named Top National Influencers

Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Educational Researchers Collage

Six Michigan State University faculty earned national recognition for their influential research. With expertise spanning from economics to sociology, these MSU researchers are among 200 scholars from across…

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Associate Dean Receives Research Achievement Award

Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Ann Austin

Ann E. Austin, associate dean for research in the Michigan State University College of Education, was recently recognized for her significant contributions to higher education research. She was…

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MSU Joins Research Partnership to Improve Michigan Schools

Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Strunk and Cowen

Michigan State University is part of a new research partnership designed to improve K-12 public schools statewide. Announced today, the Michigan Education Research Institute, or MERI, is a…

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New MSU Effort to Improve Educational Policy Decisions

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Katharine Strunk and Joshua Cowen

Michigan State University has launched a new effort to improve K-12 education for students in the state and nation by delivering objective, timely research findings directly to decision…

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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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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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Michigan School Funding, Choice Policies Hurting Local Districts

Thursday, June 2, 2016
David Arsen

School districts in Michigan get into financial trouble almost entirely based on factors outside their control, according to a study from Michigan State University. Chief among those factors…

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Michigan’s Homeless Children Perform Far Worse in School

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Joshua Cowen

More than 18,000 homeless students in Michigan perform far worse in school than peers who face other forms of disadvantage, according to research from a Michigan State University…

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MSU to Study Education in Developing Countries

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
woman

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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