Mark Paige, a professor at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth, and Preston Green, a professor at the University of Connecticut Neag School of Education, discuss school funding plans across the country, many of which are either in court or have already been ruled unconstitutional as the school year begins.
A Connecticut judge’s sweeping ruling Wednesday declaring vast portions of the state’s educational system as unconstitutional sent shock waves across the state.
Editor’s Note: Kristin English’ 03 (ED), ’04 MA — an English teacher at Newtown High School in Newtown, Conn., since 2004 and an alumna of the Neag School’s Integrated Bachelor’s/Master’s Program — shares her insights on what makes the profession of teaching most meaningful to her.
Best-selling author, former third-grade teacher, and Neag School alumna Lynda Mullaly Hunt ’88 (ED), ’96 MA authored the following piece on the value of teaching, which was originally published in the September 2016 edition of the National Council of Teachers of English’s peer-reviewed journal, Voices from the Middle.
Concussions are a delicate topic, and former UConn quarterback Casey Cochran is pushing to bring the conversation about them even closer to the front table.
A group of UConn faculty that includes Neag School associate professors David Moss and Todd Campbell has received nearly $3 million in funding from the National Science Foundation’s Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL), a program that seeks to enhance learning in informal environments as well as to broaden access to and engagement in STEM learning opportunities.
Uyi Osunde said this: “Being educated is one of the eight wonders in the world.” Only he didn’t say those words Friday as he sat in his office at Windsor High School. He said them to The Courant in 2002. He was a 20-year-old defensive end on the UConn football team.
Norwich Bulletin (Louise Berry, the longest tenured superintendent in the state and a Neag School alumnus, has retired after 34 years as the top administrator)