The author of the study, Shaun Dougherty, obtained detailed data on student applications to three regional vocational and technical high school. By comparing the educational outcomes of students who scored just above the admissions threshold (and thus were very likely to attend) and just below the admissions threshold (who mostly did not attend), Dougherty is able to account for the selection bias that has plagued prior career and technical education research.
In this opinion piece, Assistant Professor Joseph Cooper weighs in on the recent #TakeAKnee protests and provides his insight into what he sees as the most powerful form of activism within a capitalist society: economic activism.
Neag School of Education professor emeritus Vincent Rogers has announced a planned bequest to the Neag School, designating a legacy gift of $125,000 to expand the Rogers Educational Innovation Fund in support of innovative projects carried out by teachers in Connecticut. Through his gift, elementary and middle-school teachers across the state will be able to apply annually for a $5,000 gift for use in the classroom.
Preston Green III, a professor of educational leadership and law at the University of Connecticut, agrees with the Institute for Justice’s analysis where the federal Constitution is concerned. A successful challenge over ESAs funneling money to religious schools there, he said, is “probably off the table.”