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Profs. Yamamoto and Li receive SSHD Erin Phelps Award

Jin Li and Yoko YamamotoJin Li and Yoko YamamotoProfessors Yoko Yamamoto and Jin Li have received the Erin Phelps Award honoring the best article published in the last two years from the Society for the Study of Human Development.

(Distributed October 13, 2017)

10/25 Lecture: Adam Gamoran on Boosting English Learner Success

Please join the Education Department on October 25th at 5 p.m. in Smith-Buonanno 106 for our major Fall 2017 Speaker Series lecture, "Boosting English Learner Success: How Lessons from Research on Tracking Can Change the Fate of Immigrant-Origin Youth in School" by Adam Gamoran, president of the William T. Grant Foundation.

(Distributed October 10, 2017)

Amelia Tseng to Discuss Intergenerational Insights on 10/2/17

On October 2, 2017 at noon, Amelia Tseng, scholar in residence in the American University School of Education, adjunct lecturer in the Georgetown University Department of Linguistics, and research associate at the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, will present, "Spanish in the Global City: Intergenerational Insights into Language, Diversity, and Social Justice from the Washington, D.C.

(Distributed September 28, 2017)

Prof. Wong Provides Insight on Mayoral Accountability

The Baltimore Sun is the latest of a number of national media outlets to reach out to Kenneth Wong for his expertise on education policy. Dr. Wong was quoted in an article, "Now Empowered to Control City School Board, Baltimore Mayor Seeks New Applicants," on September 21, having been consulted due to his close studies on the impact that mayoral control over the school board has on the system. Wong told the Sun that research shows this model often results in improved student performance. 

(Distributed September 28, 2017)

Alumnus Shares DACA Connection through Brown UEP Program

In an op-ed piece in the Orange County Register, Gil Cisneros (UEP '15)  describes a personal connection with the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program through the experience of a classmate in his Urban Education Policy master's program cohort:

(Distributed September 15, 2017)

Recent Education Studies Grad Shares Student Experience

Viet Nguyen ('17) provided some wonderful comments to Brown University on the empowerment Brown students feel from being included in the college process. Department Chair Ken Wong continues to invite Education students and graduate students to continue sharing their thoughts, ideas, and concerns with Brown.

(Distributed August 29, 2017)
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