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Public oversight improves test scores in voucher schools

June 11, 2014
Public oversight improves test scores in voucher schools

Requiring private schools that receive public money to report student test scores improves academic achievement and ultimately enhances school choice, a Michigan State University scholar argues. In a pioneering study, Joshua Cowen and colleagues found that voucher schools in Milwaukee saw a large jump in math and reading scores the year after a new...
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Posted in Academics, Alumni, CEPSE, Certification, CITE PhD Program, College News, Educational Administration, Educational Policy Center, K-12 Administration, Research, Teacher Education |

Six MSU scholars named to Public Presence ranking

January 8, 2014
Six MSU scholars named to Public Presence ranking

Education Week blogger Rick Hess has named six Michigan State University faculty members to the Edu-Scholar Public Presence Rankings, an annual listing of scholars known for making significant contributions to national debates in education. MSU Education Policy Center co-director William Schmidt has been ranked at No. 58, and Hannah Distinguished Professor Barbara Schneider has...
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Shahjahan elected to two international boards

November 27, 2013
Shahjahan elected to two international boards

Assistant professor of Higher, Adult and Lifelong Education Riyad Shahjahan has been appointed to two boards—both influential in the field of international education. Shahjahan will serve as member-at-large for the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) Council on International Higher Education. He will also sit on the editorial board for Policy Futures in...
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Posted in Academics, College News, Educational Policy Center, HALE, HALE Center, Masters in HALE, Masters in Student Affairs Administration, PhD in HALE, Research |

Tough standards needed for U.S. math teachers

October 4, 2013
Tough standards needed for U.S. math teachers

Rigorous standards for math teacher preparation are needed to improve the quality of future math teachers in the United States – and the overall math instruction in K-12 schools, argues a Michigan State University scholar. New research led by William Schmidt shows some teacher education programs in the United States rank among the best...
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Arsen receives MSBO award

May 2, 2013
Arsen receives MSBO award

Faculty member David Arsen has received the Michigan School Business Officials’ (MSBO) 2013 Friend of Education award. Given in recognition of outstanding support of education in Michigan, the Friend of Education award was presented to Arsen by MSBO Board of Directors President Angie McArthur, at the organization’s recent Annual Conference in Grand Rapids, Mich....
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