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Americans support local control of schools, research by Jacobsen shows

Americans support local control of schools, research by Jacobsen shows

Despite criticism that local school boards are “dinosaurs” that need to be replaced, Americans support local control of their schools, Michigan State University education scholars argue in a new paper. The public believes that all three levels of government – local, state and federal – should be involved in education policy and that local officials… Read More »

Jacobsen honored by Urban Education journal

Jacobsen honored by Urban Education journal

Rebecca Jacobsen, assistant professor of teacher education in the College of Education, has been selected to receive an Outstanding Reviewer Award on behalf of Urban Education, a journal that provides analyses of critical concerns facing inner-city schools. The award recognizes reviewers for their exceptional contributions to the review process, especially regarding the quality, depth and timeliness of… Read More »

Senior selected for AERA undergraduate research fellowship

Senior selected for AERA undergraduate research fellowship

LaShawn Hanes, a senior majoring in special education at Michigan State University, is among a select group of undergraduate students from across the nation receiving a research training fellowship from the American Educational Research Association (AERA) this year. Free of charge, Hanes will travel to Vancouver in mid-April to participate in the Undergraduate Student Education Research Training Workshop… Read More »