Rebecca Kopriva in Education Week
November 17, 2011
Rebecca Kopriva is among judges who help decide which states earn waivers under the No Child Left Behind Act (Education Week, 17 Nov.).
Sara Goldrick-Rab in Inside Higher Ed
November 16, 2011
Sara Goldrick-Rab says tax credits are unlikely to be a deciding factor in helping more students attend college (Inside Higher Ed, 16 Nov.).
Chris Thorn in Education Week
November 15, 2011
Chris Thorn comments on the pressures changing how school districts evaluate teachers (Education Week, 15 Nov.).
Diana Hess in the World Net Daily
November 1, 2011
Diana Hess says that discussing controversies about the nature of the public good, and how to achieve it, is essential if we are to education for democracy (World Net Daily, 1 Nov.)
Richard Halverson in the Capital Times
October 24, 2011
Richard Halverson talks about the need to address school buildings' crumbling infrastructure (Capital Times, 24 Oct.).
Diana Hess in Education Week
October 24, 2011
Diana Hess and colleagues say that civics education is equally as important as math and science instruction (Education Week, 24 Oct.).
Beth Graue in ajc.com
October 19, 2011
Beth Graue comments on Georgia's new assessment designed to help kindergarten teachers gauge their student's first grade readiness (ajcOnline, 19 Oct.).
Chris Thorn in the Eau Claire Leader-Telegram
October 16, 2011
Chris Thorn discusses things school districts should consider when investing in new classroom technology (Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, 16 Oct.).
Adam Gamoran in Education Week
October 4, 2011
President Obama has tapped Adam Gamoran to serve another term on the National Board for Education Sciences (Education Week, 4 Oct.).
Madeline Hafner on Madison.com
October 3, 2011
MSAN Director Madeline Hafner outlines key strategies for closing the achievement gap (Madison.com, 3 Oct.).
Allan Odden on Madison.com
October 1, 2011
Allan Odden comments on a federal proposal that includes linking teacher quality to the institutions or programs where they were trained (Madison.com, 1 Oct.).
Adam Gamoran Participates in National Science Foundation Event
September 26, 2011
Adam Gamoran participated in a Sept. 19 event in Philadelphia to focus national attention on the National Research Council's recent study of K-12 STEM education, which Gamoran chaired (NSF, 26 Sept.).
Madeline Hafner The Missourian
September 19, 2011
Madeline Hafner discusses the goals of this year's national conference of the Minority Student Achievement Network (The Missourian, 19 Sept.).
Kurt Squire and Susan Millar on Madison.com
September 17, 2011
Kurt Squire and Susan Millar discuss the new computer game Virulent, in which players become a virus trying to infect a cell (Madison.com, 17 Sept.).
Allan Odden in the Christian Science Monitor
September 16, 2011
Allan Odden comments on the implications of high rates of teacher retirement in Wisconsin (Christian Science Monitor, 16 Sept.).