education policy

Equity in Education

A panel discussion on improving Michigan’s education policy focusing on increasing equity between public/charter schools. Includes panelists: Professor Louise Jezierski (James Madison College) Professor David Arsen (MSU College of Education) Professor Gary Miron (Department of Educational Leadership WMU) Bobby Dorigio Jones (Michigan’s Children). For more information email or find us on Facebook at Roosevelt… Read More »

Facilitating Classroom Conversations about Sexual Assault

“Facilitating Classroom Conversations about Sexual Assault: Trauma-Informed Approach” Want helpful guidelines for facilitating discussions without distressing students? Have questions about how to support your students in our current climate? Interested in learning more about sexual assault on college campuses? Join Dr. Carrie Moylan, assistant professor in the School of Social Work and a member of… Read More »

President’s Education Forum

The presentation for the forum will discuss “School and District Turnarounds: Lessons from California” by Dr. Katharine Strunk, professor and Clifford E. Erickson Chair in Education in the Department of Educational Administration at Michigan State University. In this presentation, Dr. Strunk will discuss lessons learned from two different school turnaround reforms enacted in California, the… Read More »

Education Policy Center Seminar Speaker Series

Education Policy Center Seminar Speaker Series

 Title: “Premium or penalty? Labor market returns to novice public sector teachers” Colloquium Presentation by Lucrecia Santibañez, Associate Professor of Teaching, Learning and Culture from the School of Education at Claremont Graduate University  It is unclear whether public sector teachers are under or overpaid relative to other occupations because we generally lack knowledge on teachers’ outside labor… Read More »

The First Amendment & Public Universities

Join us for the latest edition of the Center for Higher and Adult Education speaker series! “The First Amendment and Public Universities: Understanding the Law, Policy and Higher Education.” The First Amendment has a long and important history within U.S. public universities. Protecting five basic freedoms (including freedom of speech), it ties directly to issues… Read More »

Forum: Early Childhood Education for At-risk Children

Discussions regarding early childhood education in Michigan are heard far outside of the classroom these days. Legislative deliberations focus on access to early education for the most vulnerable, on funding early education that specifically supports at-risk families, and on raising the bar on quality education as new research directs training for those working with Michigan’s… Read More »