The University has implemented a policy that would expand undergraduate students’ ability to invoke the Pass/Fail option for Spring 2020 courses.
As school closures are announced across the state and country, the Neag School looked to its resident experts to provide guidance and insights for students, parents, educators, and administrators.
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Long Island is the epicenter of the Opt Out movement in New York. A new book by its leaders explores why some parents refuse standardized testing for their children. It’s something Connecticut parents don’t have a record of doing – until now.
“When I decided to come back, I was like, ‘This is my fifth year. This is it,’ ” Camara said. “Then the knee injury happened suddenly. It was just kind of walking into it. I got hurt. You always try to prepare. But if you want to make God laugh, tell Him your plans. This felt different. And this was probably one of the most difficult injuries to come back from. But my teammates make me feel loved and valued and important. When it’s hard, you feel that.”
Cotto published research in the think tank CT Voices in 2012 that found that the most dramatic improvement in test scores in the previous decade occurred because the scores of students with disabilities were no longer included in those results.
All across the country, social and political tensions continue to boil on college campuses. Some believe that we, as students and as American citizens, are more divided than ever. Some say there is no hope to reconcile differences. I disagree, and I believe that the answer may exist outside of the United States entirely.
Congratulations to our Neag School alumni, faculty, staff, and students on their continued accomplishments inside and outside the classroom. If you have an accolade to share, we want to hear from you.
Thanks to the Initiative on Campus Dialogues (ICD) Fellowship Program at UConn, members of the Neag School community are engaging in projects focused on expanding productive dialogue within and beyond the University community.
Jenna Karvelis ’20 (ED), ’21 MA and Ajane Santora-Fyne ’20 (ED), ’21 MA, both students in the Neag School Integrated Bachelor’s/Master’s Program, have been named the recipients of the Neag School of Education Alumni Board Scholarship for 2020.