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UR, East High partnership approved by state

UR, East High partnership approved by state

May 15, 2014

The district and university have less than two months to create a new vision for the troubled school, but [the agreement] gives them until 2015 to fully implement that plan, a year later than the state originally required.

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New book aims to bridge gap between research, policy, practice in classroom

New book aims to bridge gap between research, policy, practice in classroom

May 12, 2014

Kara Finnigan, associate professor at the Warner School and education policy expert, and her co-authors argue strongly for the value and use of research evidence in this era of education reform.

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East High plan & school budget pass

East High plan & school budget pass

May 9, 2014

The Rochester City School Board made a decision about the future of East High School Thursday night. School board members want the University of Rochester to take over the school and act as an educational partnership organization beginning in the 2015-16 school year. “The U of R is a strong university,” said Rochester City School Superintendent Bolgen Vargas. “It has an incredible reputation, also a lot of talented people and they could help the district.”

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UR professor: Time to overhaul U.S. education system

UR professor: Time to overhaul U.S. education system

March 9, 2014

Fixing public education is simple — just stop treating children like dunces. Instead, ask them what they want to learn, then help them learn it. That’s the idea behind Radical Equality in Education: Starting Over in U.S. Schooling, a new book by Joanne Larson.

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Author aims to flip a broken school system

Author aims to flip a broken school system

February 10, 2014

American public education is in deep crisis, and current reforms are not working. Enough is enough, says Joanne Larson, professor of education at the Warner School of Education.

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Commencement 2013

Commencement 2013

May 19, 2013

More than 2,300 graduates receiving their bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in seven commencement ceremonies.

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Record Number of Rochester Students Earn Fulbright Grants

Record Number of Rochester Students Earn Fulbright Grants

May 3, 2013

[metaslider id=20546] This year, a record-breaking 11 University of Rochester students and two alums have been awarded Fulbright U.S. Student Grants to advance their studies, perform research, and teach English abroad while serving as young ambassadors to their host countries. Faculty memberMary Jane Curry at the Warner School of Education was also selected for a Fulbright […]

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