Despite widespread pushback, including a letter from two members of the United States Commission on Civil Rights, the University of Connecticut will be opening the doors of a learning community for African American freshman and sophomore males.
Congratulations to the Class of 2016! #UConn16
Norris Elementary and Langford schools have doubled the number of students meeting grade-level literacy goals, according to Reps. Jason Rojas and Jeff Currey.
The Queen Rania Teacher Academy (QRTA) launched its Advanced Leadership Diploma Programme for school principals. The programme is implemented in partnership with the Ministry of Education, the University of Jordan and the University of Connecticut, according to a QRTA statement.
This year, more than 8,700 students across all UConn campuses will graduate from the University. As many as 11,000 people are expected to gather on the Storrs campus the weekend of May 7 and 8, to celebrate as 6,015 undergraduates and 2,210 graduate students are awarded degrees.
More than two-thirds of research at UConn takes place within UConn’s School of Medicine, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and School of Engineering. By department, psychiatry within the School of Medicine and educational psychology within the Neag School of Education are among the high performers.
A pilot reading initiative led by two UConn professors is showing dramatic results four years after its implementation, much to the delight of lawmakers and advocates who have struggled for years to close Connecticut’s significant reading achievement gap.
CUNY Television (Preston Green discusses the charter school ‘bubble’)
Connecticut Network (Michael Coyne presents research findings on the reading model)
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.