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Presentation to focus on building community, embracing race

Presentation to focus on building community, embracing race

Andrew Grant-Thomas, co-director of EmbraceRace, will speak on “Making ‘America’ Possible: A Conversation about Building Community and Embracing Race” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, in the Greg Sutliff Auditorium of the Lewis Katz Building on the Penn State University Park campus.

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Doctoral student earns $20,000 dissertation grant

Doctoral student earns $20,000 dissertation grant

Understanding demographic patterns with a school district a useful part of integration methods, Taylor says.

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

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.

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Policy brief brings national attention to family literacy

A new policy brief out of Penn State’s Goodling Institute for Research in Family Literacy has identified a critical need for family literacy programs across the United States and calls for increased funding of these programs nationwide.

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New database connects Penn State with Pennsylvania schools

New database connects Penn State with Pennsylvania schools

Navigate Education in PA is an online database created by the staff of the Center for Science and the Schools (CSATS) that contains information on more than 4,800 Pennsylvania education agencies, including public, private and charter schools, intermediate units, career and technology centers and higher education institutions.

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American Journal of Education takes extraordinary jump within international rankings

American Journal of Education takes extraordinary jump within international rankings

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.

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Study examines education professionals' use of Pinterest

Study examines education professionals' use of Pinterest

Assistant Professor of School Psychology Cristin Hall leads a study investigating the "pinning" behaviors of school psychologists and the quality of the content they are sharing.

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Education student organizes diversity conference

Education student organizes diversity conference

College of Education senior Annie Cave has collaborated with her professors to organize “Preparing for the Future: Educating ALL students in ALL Spaces,” a diversity-in-education themed conference scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 11.

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Hectic lives of student teachers and THON volunteers all 'For The Kids'

Hectic lives of student teachers and THON volunteers all 'For The Kids'

A number of students in the College of Education's Elementary and Early Childhood Education program juggle teaching with volunteering, and it's all worth it, they say.

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Frankenberg again named among most influential in shaping education

Frankenberg again named among most influential in shaping education

For the third year in a row, Erica Frankenberg, associate professor of education and demography, and co-director of the Center for Education and Civil Rights, is on the Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings list of the top 200 U.S.-based university scholars who influence education policy and practice.

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Students encouraged to apply for scholarships

Students encouraged to apply for scholarships

The College of Education’s scholarship committee is accepting scholarship applications for College-specific scholarships available for the 2017-18 academic year.

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Online education program recognized in U.S. News’ online programs rankings

Penn State World Campus is ranked in the top 10 in six categories of U.S. News and World Report’s 2017 Best Online Programs, including best online graduate education program.

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College of Education researchers receive COIL grants

Rayne A. Sperling, associate professor of educational psychology, and Nicole Wang, a doctoral student in learning, design and technology, have been awarded grants through Penn State’s Center for Online Innovation in Learning's (COIL) Research Initiation Grant program.

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‘Lunch with the Penn State Humphrey Fellows’ to be held Jan. 27

The State College branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will present “Lunch with the Penn State Humphrey Fellows: International Perspectives on Women in Society” from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Jan. 27 in the Alumni Fireside Lounge at The Nittany Lion Inn. The program will feature two Penn State Humphrey Fellows: Cuba’s Mayda Ramos Alemán and China’s Xinping He.

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