Continuing the Untold Legacy of African Americans in the History of American Evaluation

May 2, 2017

Stafford Hood, Sheila M. Miller Professor of Curriculum & Instruction and Educational Psychology and Founding Director of the Center for Culturally Responsive Evaluation & Assessment (CREA) in the College of Education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, presented “Continuing the Untold Legacy of African Americans in the History of American Evaluation: Another Installment in the Nobody Knows My Name Project” on April 6, 2017.


Cowan v. Bolivar County, Resistance to Brown, and the Forging of Racial Fortuity

May 2, 2017

Jamel K. Donnor, Associate Professor, School of Education, The College of William and Mary, presented “Cowan v. Bolivar County, Resistance to Brown, and the Forging of Racial Fortuity” on March 30, 2017.


Connecting Policy and Research: A View Down State Street

May 2, 2017

On April 17, 2017, Kathy Cramer, Director of the Morgridge Center for Public Service, moderated a panel discussion on the connections between educational policy and research.


Rural Teachers to Share Perspectives with UW–Madison Education Researchers

April 26, 2017

Nine public school teachers from seven rural districts around Wisconsin will share their experiences with university researchers at the first-ever Teacher Speakout! Monday, May 15, at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.


UW-Madison’s Jackson speaks in video promoting NSF’s INCLUDES initiative

April 20, 2017

UW-Madison’s Jerlando Jackson is showcased in a new video speaking about the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) INCLUDES initiative.


Data from UW-Madison’s Hillman, Bruecker, Crespín-Trujillo cited in ‘The Atlantic’

April 20, 2017

Data from UW-Madison’s Nicholas Hillman, Ellie Bruecker, and Valerie Crespín-Trujillo was cited in an article in The Atlantic discussing the impact of ​recent changes to the FAFSA, known as “Early FAFSA,” on student completion.


Madison Education Partnership Issues Call for Proposals

April 17, 2017

The Madison Education Partnership, a research-practice partnership between Wisconsin Center for Education Research (WCER) and Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD), requests proposals from University faculty, research staff and advanced graduate students to conduct research under this partnership on questions related to the MMSD Four-Year-Old Kindergarten (4K) program. Advanced graduate students may apply only with a faculty member as Principal Investigator. Below we describe the partnership, topic of focus for 2017-18, and details of proposal submission.


New Funding Awards Support Math Education and Native American Student Assessment

April 17, 2017

Two recent awards will support math contextualization and culturally responsive language assessment.


Nicole Bowman to Present at 2017 Tribal Leader/Scholar Forum

April 13, 2017

Nicole Bowman to present paper at the 2017 Tribal Leader/Scholar Forum


Madison School District, UW–Madison Create Research-Practice Partnership to Improve Local Education

April 11, 2017

A new partnership between the Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) and the University of Wisconsin–Madison seeks to combine the expertise of district educators and university researchers to improve education.


ITP Translational Workshop: Crafting Research to Inform Federal Policy

March 30, 2017

The ITP Translational Workshop: Crafting Research to Inform Federal Policy was moderated by Professor Eric Grodsky and featured Vivian Tseng, Vice President of the William T. Grant Foundation and Nicole Deterding, National Poverty Fellow at UW Madison


Alibali Recognized with Kellett Mid-Career Award

March 30, 2017

Martha Alibali was one of eleven members of the UW–Madison faculty who won Kellett Mid-Career Awards.


Teaching Trump: Should Teachers Share Their Politics?

March 30, 2017

Paula McAvoy, program director at the University of Wisconsin’s Center for Ethics and Education, talks about teaching politics in the age of Trump.


CIRTL Extends Network to SUNY Buffalo

March 29, 2017

UB joins national network to improve teaching skills of future STEM faculty


‘Fair Play’ Video Game Honored With National Award for Revealing Bias in STEM Education

March 28, 2017   |   By Lynn Armitage

This experiential video game, funded by a $1.6 million four-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is earning accolades for raising awareness about implicit bias in academic settings.