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Doctoral candidate earns American Bar Foundation fellowship

Doctoral candidate earns American Bar Foundation fellowship

Apr 24, 2017

Rachel Montgomery awarded $35,000 to assist emerging scholars studying a variety of higher education topics. Doctoral candidate earns American Bar Foundation fellowship - Read More…

Research first of its kind to study attendance patterns of rural students

Mar 31, 2017

While increasing college enrollment and graduate rates is a national priority, targeting the college behaviors of rural students is particularly important, according to Soo-yong Byun, associate professor of educational theory and policy and Social Sciences Research Institute co-funded faculty. Research first of its kind to study attendance patterns of rural students - Read More…

College doctoral alumni among those honored during reunion weekend

College doctoral alumni among those honored during reunion weekend

Mar 30, 2017

Penn State doctoral alumni, including five from the College of Education, celebrated the 10th, 25th and 50th anniversary of receiving their doctorate on March 25 at the Graduate School’s annual Doctoral Alumni Recognition Luncheon. College doctoral alumni among those honored during reunion weekend - Read More…

Presentation to explain how immigration orders impact K-12 education

Presentation to explain how immigration orders impact K-12 education

Mar 29, 2017

Educators, counselors, school administrators and preservice educators can get a crash course on how the recent executive orders on immigration affect their work at "Immigration in a New Administration: What Educators Need to Know." Presentation to explain how immigration orders impact K-12 education - Read More…

Study explores impacts of school choice on segregation

Mar 28, 2017

Associate Professor of Education Erica Frankenberg is leading a study that explores how school choice is affecting racial composition and segregation in Pennsylvania schools. Study explores impacts of school choice on segregation - Read More…

Heard on Campus: Andrew Grant-Thomas, co-director of EmbraceRace

Heard on Campus: Andrew Grant-Thomas, co-director of EmbraceRace

Mar 09, 2017

"We still have a way to go to have a truly inclusive democracy and race is probably the most important piece of that. ..." Heard on Campus: Andrew Grant-Thomas, co-director of EmbraceRace - Read More…

College of Education students to perform in President’s Concert

College of Education students to perform in President’s Concert

Mar 03, 2017

Nearly 60 Penn State students, including three from the College of Education, will take to the stage for the 11th annual Penn State President’s Concert, to be held March 16 at the National Presbyterian Church in Washington, D.C. College of Education students to perform in President’s Concert - Read More…

Student group endows award

Student group endows award

Mar 02, 2017

Students involved in the Student Pennsylvania State Education Association are used to helping others. Now, their efforts will benefit one of their own, as the group has raised enough money to endow its own award. Student group endows award - Read More…

Doctoral student earns $20,000 dissertation grant

Doctoral student earns $20,000 dissertation grant

Feb 15, 2017

Understanding demographic patterns with a school district a useful part of integration methods, Taylor says. Doctoral student earns $20,000 dissertation grant - Read More…

Center for Education and Civil Rights to host forum Feb. 21

Feb 14, 2017

The Center for Education and Civil Rights will host a forum from noon to 1:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21, in 236 Chambers Building, to discuss policy continuity and change in civil rights in post-secondary and professional education in the Trump Administration. Center for Education and Civil Rights to host forum Feb. 21 - Read More…

American Journal of Education takes extraordinary jump within international rankings

American Journal of Education takes extraordinary jump within international rankings

Feb 06, 2017

That the American Journal of Education rose to fourth in the most recent SCImago Journal & Country Rank is impressive enough. The pace of its meteoric advancement from not being ranked among the top 50 in 2012 to where it is today is what caught the collective eye of its co-editors. American Journal of Education takes extraordinary jump within international rankings - Read More…

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