Month: April 2016



AUDIO: High School Job Prep

April 22, 2016

A new study finds that some career and technical education students are more likely to graduate from high school, actually do better in college, and earn higher wages than their peers. The report’s author, Shaun Dougherty, joins this podcast to talk about his findings.




Honors Celebration 2016

Annual Honors Celebration Connects Student Scholarship Recipients With Donors

April 21, 2016

The Neag School of Education honored more than 100 of its students last night at its 22nd Annual Honors Celebration. The event, held at the Jorgensen Center for Performing Arts on the UConn Storrs campus, brought together the student recipients of this year’s Neag School-affiliated scholarships, their guests, and the donors whose contributions to the School make these crucial sources of financial support possible.






Career and Technical Education: Research Findings Issued by Neag School’s Shaun Dougherty

April 19, 2016

Research findings from Shaun Dougherty, assistant professor of educational leadership in the Neag School of Education, are the focus of two recently released reports focused on the topic of career and technical education (CTE), or what was once known as vocational education. Each report — the first of which was released in late March by the Manhattan Institute and a […]