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Developing Future Educational Leaders: Smith Named Fulbright Scholar

Thursday, January 9, 2020
Erickson Hall framed by spring blossoms.

How can a country redevelop its schools? That challenge is at the center of a Fulbright Scholar award to BetsAnn Smith, associate professor in the Department of Educational…

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Are There Connections Between No-excuses Charter Practices and Teacher Turnover?

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Child raising hand in classroom

At first, Chris Torres was excited to teach in an urban charter school in New York. In contrast with his previous school, there was evidence of academic rigor,…

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Chudgar Earns Nearly $1 Million in Funding for International Research

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Chudgar Earns Nearly $1 million in Funding for International Research, Marginalized Youth experiences globally

Amita Chudgar is exploring marginalized youth’s experiences in secondary education around the globe through a nearly $1 million grant as a recipient of the 2018 Lyle Spencer Research…

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MSU, State Partner to Study Competency-Based Education

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Rear view of class raising hands --- Image by © Royalty-Free/Corbis

Michigan State University researchers will help the State of Michigan develop a new student-centered approach to learning with a $1.5 million in private grant funding from the William…

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New Research Shows Broader Definitions Needed for Hispanic-Serving Institutions

Friday, February 22, 2019
Hispanic-Serving Institutions

New research from Michigan State University’s Patricia Marin says it’s hard to tell if a college or university is a Hispanic-Serving Institution, or HIS,—unless we ask different questions. Though the…

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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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