Stemming from the Thomas J. Dodd Center’s human rights education initiative, a new partnership was established between University of Connecticut’s Neag School of Education, the Upstander Project, and the Mashantucket Pequot Museum. The partnership is called the Upstander Academy, which formally came together last year as a way to practice outreach and human rights education with the community.
Solomon Schechter Day School students Olivia Boustani and Jeremy Eisen were privileged to present at the annual University of Connecticut Teaching and Learning with iPads Conference last week.
Armed with a new plan about how to make New Haven “the City That Reads,” Mayor Toni Harp is putting a call out to big-buck not-for-profits to help pay the freight.
Harp and leaders of a 36-member blue ribbon panel released the plan — a report on how to bring all students to grade-level reading and make all citizens more literate — at a Wednesday afternoon press conference at City Hall.
When Mayor Toni Harp was elected president of the Board of Education in October 2015, she said convening a blue ribbon commission on reading would be a priority to make New Haven “a city that reads.”
As with other areas of public education, when it comes to special education there are big disparities between districts. How do we make sure all students and families receive equitable special education services? That was the topic of a panel discussion at a recent Special Education in Connecticut Summit sponsored by the UConn Neag School of Education and the Klebanoff Institute.
Special education professionals and parents gathered at the University of Connecticut’s School of Law on Friday, to talk about changes that may follow a landmark court case decided last September. One of those changes has to do with perceptions of children with severe disabilities.
In the wake of this past fall’s landmark Connecticut Coalition for Justice in Education Funding v. Rell court ruling, UConn’s Neag School of Education brought together individuals from across the state of Connecticut for a daylong summit dedicated to exploring special education issues.
United States education policy intersected with graduate research Friday morning at the 7th annual graduate research symposium of the University of Connecticut’s Center for Behavioral Education and Research (CBER).
The Neag School of Education and the UConn Law School hosted a Special Education Summit on May 12, 2017. The event was sponsored by the Klebanoff Institute.
The Daily Campus (Neag School’s Commencement speaker Lynda Mullaly Hunt was mentioned in this article)