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Peters co-authors book on social policy

September 8, 2014
Peters co-authors book on social policy

A new edition of a book on social policy has come at a “critical hour,” according to Bernard Sanders, an independent senator from Vermont. The book, “The Assault on Social Policy, Second Edition,” is co-authored by Susan J. Peters, professor emeritus at Michigan State University’s College of Education. Published by Columbia University Press, the second...
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Cowen named assistant editor of policy journal

August 22, 2014
Cowen named assistant editor of policy journal

Joshua Cowen, associate professor of teacher education at Michigan State University, was appointed to be an associate editor of Education Finance and Policy, the official journal of the Association for Education Finance and Policy (AEFP). The journal covers a variety of topics, including policy implications, scholarly basis and operational practices. Its main goal is...
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MSU helps state’s lowest-peforming schools improve

August 14, 2014
MSU helps state’s lowest-peforming schools improve

Michigan State University helped the state’s lowest performing schools achieve successful gains in the past year, as shown by this week’s release of the Top-to-Bottom Ranking and School Accountability Scorecards. According to the Michigan Department of Education, more than one-third of Michigan’s 2013 Priority schools improved enough to be removed from the list of...
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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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