Haslam summit examines ways to change TN's higher education system

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Experts discussed rising college costs and ways to make degrees more valuable in a Tuesday forum at the governor’s mansion, kicking off efforts to revamp Tennessee’s higher education system. Dr. William Zumeta is quoted. 

GEAR UP EDI Summer Institute Prepares Educators for New State Standards

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Sixty middle and high school GEAR UP educators from across the state converged on the UW campus for a summer institute, “The Common Core: Preparing GEAR UP Students for Rigor and Academic Success.” It provided an opportunity for teachers, curriculum directors, principals and GEAR UP staff to become familiar with the new Common Core State Standards (CCSS...

Highlights of Columbia College's 'Blueprint For Action' plan

Friday, June 29, 2012

Columbia College Chicago trustees are considering changes to some of the 122-year-old school's most distinguished programs. Dr. William Zumeta is quoted. 

Alum: Denise Bill

Friday, June 22, 2012

Leadership for Learning graduate Denise Bill is the first Muckleshoot Tribe woman to earn a doctorate degree. We are proud to count her as one of our alums! 

Grading The IQ Test - Does MENSA Membership Make A Difference?

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

KUOW's The Conversation talks with Nancy Hertzog, director of the Robinson Center for Young Scholars, about the latest research on IQ testing. 

Kids With Disabilities Thrive At Experimental UW School

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

There's a small school at the University of Washington where many kids with developmental disabilities first learn to talk, count and play. The kids learn these skills in classes with their typically–developing peers, from birth through kindergarten. KUOW's Ann Dornfeld reports from the EEU: the Experimental Education Unit.

Colleges turn to lobbyists to fend off cuts

Monday, June 4, 2012

Amid repeated rounds of state budget cuts, the University of Pittsburgh now spends twice what it used to getting its message to legislators. William Zumeta is quoted. 

APS President Asks ‘Who Owns Science?’ Scientists from Diverse Perspectives Reply

Saturday, May 26, 2012

APS president Douglas Medin called for “diverse perspectives” when he posed the profound, three-word question “Who owns science?” Dr. Megan Bang, assistant professor of educational psychology at the University of Washington College of Education, is quoted. 

APS President Asks ‘Who Owns Science?’ Scientists from Diverse Perspectives Reply

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Association for Psychological Science president Douglas Medin called for “diverse perspectives” when he posed the profound, three-word question “Who owns science?” Dr. Megan Bang, assistant professor of educational psychology at the University of Washington College of Education, is quoted.

Unleashed: Husky Football's Remarkable, Hidden May

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

 

Keith Price finally gets tackled at UW's remarkable Experimental Education Unit. Huskies wow parents and staff at Children's Hospital. Plus life-skills training and more as UW football builds men in May.