Author: Stefanie Dion Jones

Charter Schools’ Scary Future

September 17, 2021

Today the charter school movement is perhaps more vulnerable than it has ever been. Unlikely allies in the best of times, its coalition of supporters — which has included progressives, free-market Republicans, and civil rights advocates, and which has been handsomely funded by deep-pocketed donors and Silicon Valley moguls — is unraveling.

Mike Fenn holds a beaker up in the science classroom.

Become a Teacher in One Year: Apply by Dec. 1

September 16, 2021

Become a teacher in one year through the Neag School’s Teacher Certification Program for College Graduates. Check out upcoming information sessions, held in person as well as virtually. Apply by Dec. 1.

Jason Irizarry stands in the Gentry Atrium.

Q&A: Meet the Neag School of Education Dean Jason G. Irizarry

September 2, 2021

Meet Jason G. Irizarry, Ed.D., who is kicking off his first full academic year as dean of UConn’s Neag School of Education. Irizarry, who grew up in New York City and served as a teacher before pursuing a path to leadership in higher education, was appointed dean for a five-year term in May 2021.