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Michigan Merit Curriculum gives small boost to best students, with negative or no impact on lower achievers

October 22, 2012
Michigan Merit Curriculum gives small boost to best students, with negative or no impact on lower achievers

The class of 2011, the first group of students exposed to the Michigan Merit Curriculum (MMC) for their entire high school careers, saw mixed results. The introduction of the MMC reduced graduation rates slightly for students who entered high school with weak academic skills. For those who entered with strong skills, there was no...
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Professor shares national award for afterschool program

October 19, 2012
Professor shares national award for afterschool program

A long-standing afterschool program created by Michigan State University has been honored as having one of the nation’s most innovative approaches for helping middle school students succeed. GET City (Green Energy Technologies in the City) received a 2012 Afterschool Innovator Award presented on Oct. 18 by the Afterschool Alliance and MetLife Foundation during a...
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Beyond Bieber: Twitter redefines student learning

October 17, 2012
Beyond Bieber: Twitter redefines student learning

Twitter, best known as the 140-character social-networking site where Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga chit-chat with fans, has become a new literary format that is improving student learning, a new study argues. Christine Greenhow, assistant professor in the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education (CEPSE) in the MSU College of Education, found...
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Exercise may lead to better school performance for kids with ADHD

October 16, 2012
Exercise may lead to better school performance for kids with ADHD

A few minutes of exercise can help children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder perform better academically, according to a new study led by Michigan State University kinesiology researcher Matthew Pontifex. The study, published in the current issue of the Journal of Pediatrics, shows for the first time that kids with ADHD can better drown...
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Two College of Education students on Homecoming Court

October 12, 2012
Two College of Education students on Homecoming Court

Kinesiology major Sara Sherman and music education student Michelle Gaunt are among the 12 outstanding senior ambassadors named to Michigan State University’s 2012-13 Homecoming Court. During homecoming week, Oct. 8-13, ambassadors attend many functions, including the parade on Oct. 12 and the football game on Oct. 13. They began their duties during the summer,...
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India’s public school students on par with private students

October 11, 2012
India’s public school students on par with private students

Contrary to past research, private school students in India do not outperform their counterparts in public schools, finds a new study by education researcher Amita Chudgar. The study challenges the claim that private schools are superior – a hot issue in India and other developing countries that are expanding K-12 educational offerings. During the...
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