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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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Posted in Academics, Alumni, CEPSE, Certification, College News, Educational Administration, Educational Policy Center, K-12 Administration, K-12 Outreach, Outreach, Research, Teacher Education |

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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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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