News from EPSA
On the OpEducation blog of Education Week, the Associate Professor of Education and Public Policy says increase in standards and accountability reforms have "ignored the wider process of schooling." Published: 4/23/2013
From The Room for Debate section of the New York Times: Too Concerned With Re-election to Compromise Published: 4/18/2013
What does it cost the society if students fail to graduate? Prof. Henry Levin and his colleague, Clive Belfield, Professor of Economics at Queens College, have been working for years to answer this and other similar questions at TC Center for Benefit-Cost Studies of Education. Published: 3/18/2013
Thomas Bailey, Jeffrey Henig and Amy Stuart Wells are among 23 scholars selected to be the 2013 Fellows of the American Education Research Association. Published: 3/14/2013
The power of local school boards is fading, and control of education policy is moving toward"general-purpose government and politics," the Chair of TC's Department of Education Policy and Social Analysiswrites. Published: 1/11/2013
Commenting on a Gates Foundation study showing that effective teaching can be measured, the Professor of Sociology and Education says it's unclear how any formula will work in "high-stakes conditions." Published: 1/9/2013
Miya Warner, Ph.D., the recipient of the 2014 AERA Division L (Education Policy & Politics) Dissertation of the Year Award.
The award winner and the runner up will both be recognized at the Div. L Business Meeting at AERA annual conference in Philadelphia, on April 4, 2014.