Dean Pianta’s research was cited in the February 29th Huffington Post article Teacher War Rages in NYC: Take an Olive Branch from Early Ed. The article articulates the complex issues around teacher evaluations.
David Breneman, Newton and Rita Meyers Professor in Economics of Education, was quoted in the February 29th Inside Higher Ed article http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/02/29/arizona-proposal-latest-object-subsidizing-others-educations”>Not From My Wallet (Update). The article is the latest in a series of discussions about how higher education is financed.
Curry professor Tonya Moon conducted a gifted education program evaluation in School District 181, just outside of Chicago. The Doings Clarendon Hills’ February 28th article Supporters of gifted program speak out in District 181, reports on the status of the recommendations from Moon’s evaluation.
The Impact of Bullying Climate on School-wide Academic Performance, a study conducted by Dewey Cornell, a clinical psychologist, professor of education at the Curry School and associate director with Youth-Nex, was cited in the March 1 New York Times article Born to Not Get Bullied. The article discusses the launch of Lada Gaga’s new foundation on bullying prevention. Cornell attended the event celebrating the launch of the foundation.
In the February 29 Washington Post article, Arlington debates stretching class time in middle schools, Curry professor Robert Tai discusses his latest research on the benefits and challenges of block scheduling.