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Fighting kids’ ‘summer slide’

Fighting kids’ ‘summer slide’

June 29, 2016

Summer vacation is upon us. And while kids often look forward to the break from their studies, professor Carol St. George warns that the time off can lead to some back-sliding when it comes to learning. / Democrat and Chronicle

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New center to promote K-12 urban education success

New center to promote K-12 urban education success

June 3, 2016

Grounded in the University’s partnership with East High School, the Center for Urban Education Success will bring together the Warner School’s educational programs, community outreach, and research about urban schools, as well as the University’s work at East.

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Adult students honored for academics, service

Adult students honored for academics, service

April 22, 2016

Nate Powers ’16, Ka’dya Donadelle, and Seth Mason ’16 and were among the 35 students honored on Wednesday, April 20, by the Rochester Area Colleges Continuing Education.

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Book focuses on role of school districts in leading reform

Book focuses on role of school districts in leading reform

March 21, 2016

Kara Finnigan, associate professor of educational policy at the Warner School of Education, has coedited a book about the important role of central district offices in turning around the nation’s lowest performing schools.

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What’s in a game?

What’s in a game?

January 19, 2016

Senior digital media studies majors (from left) John Lockard, Yukun Liu, Gina Fabio, and Lean Mateos, are creating a video game set in a war zone. But to win the game, the object is not how many you can kill, but how many can you save.

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Research points to pitfalls in new teacher certification assessment

Research points to pitfalls in new teacher certification assessment

December 14, 2015

The first teacher candidates required to pass edTPA (a new teaching performance assessment) for certification in New York and Washington States encountered multiple ambiguities, uncertainties, and other obstacles while trying to complete its requirements, two Warner School researchers report.

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Smacking down the opposition

Smacking down the opposition

November 6, 2015

Kevin Meuwissin and Jeffrey Chopin, both at the University of Rochester, examine the tensions the Education Teacher Performance Assessment (edTPA) creates for teacher candidates in New York and Washington.

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Warner School receives $2 million grant for STEM education

Warner School receives $2 million grant for STEM education

October 26, 2015

A National Science Foundation grant has been awarded to the Center for Professional Development and Education Reform to enhance and expand current efforts to prepare K–12 master teachers in math and science in urban settings.

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UR Warner School gets $2M for STEM education

UR Warner School gets $2M for STEM education

October 26, 2015

The $2 million federal grant with help boost the number of qualified math and science teachers in the Rochester School District,

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Researchers show how leadership ‘churn’ undermines school reform

Researchers show how leadership ‘churn’ undermines school reform

October 16, 2015

Imagine the turmoil that would ensue if half the actors walked out of a play midway through the performance. Something very similar happened in an urban school district during the four-year period it was studied by Kara Finnigan, associate professor of educational policy at the Warner School.

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