Love in Education: Astrid & Francisco

Feb. 14, 2017

Doctoral students Astrid Sambolin Morales and Francisco Luis Torres were recently married! Francisco's field of study is Literacy and Astrid is a Graduate Research Assistant in her program, Educational Equity and Cultural Diversity. Their mutual love of education is the knot that binds them. Briefly describe how you met and... Read more »

BustED Pencils talk show: Dean Schultz explores the Education Deans for Justice and Equity group

Feb. 13, 2017

What is the newly formed group, Education Deans for Justice and Equity? Dean Kathy Schultz was recently featured on BustED Pencils, a 30-minute online talk show hosted by Tim Slekar, dean of the School of Education at Edgewood College in Madison, Wis. The show explores public education and “hard facts... Read more »

NCRPP Report: A Descriptive Study of Researcher–Practitioner Partnerships in Education Research Program

Feb. 10, 2017

The National Center for Research in Policy and Practice (NCRPP) has just released an interim report summarizing findings from the first year of a two-year study of the Researcher-Practitioner Partnerships in Education Research program, which is part of the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences . The grant... Read more »

$5 million in grants make master's degrees possible for 90 teachers of diverse learners

Feb. 9, 2017

Ninety Colorado educators will earn free or sharply discounted master’s degrees and specialized state endorsements through CU Boulder thanks to two $2.5 million grants. The support, comprising two unique-in-the-nation programs, is designed to better prepare teachers to work with students from diverse backgrounds, including those with disabilities. The programs, both... Read more »

Applications now open: Schools of Opportunity to highlight exceptional schools across the nation

Feb. 8, 2017

The Schools of Opportunity project recently launched their application cycle for 2017. Applications from schools across the nation will be accepted at through May 1. Building on the success of the past two years, the National Education Policy Center (NEPC), housed in the CU Boulder School of Education, will... Read more »

Education deans nationwide release Declaration of Principles to improve public education

Jan. 13, 2017

Today, deans nationwide released a Declaration of Principles calling on federal leaders to do more to improve public education and advance democratic values in U.S. public schools. To date, a growing list of nearly 200 current and former deans of colleges and schools of education nationwide have endorsed this statement... Read more »

Leadership minor, speaker series probe question of what makes a great leader

Jan. 11, 2017

The University of Colorado Boulder is sharpening its focus on leadership, offering a thriving minor, a speaker series launching next month with a visit by former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and new courses aimed at fostering leadership in students with a diverse array of backgrounds and career paths. CU... Read more »

Four CU Boulder education scholars ranked on national “public influence” list

Jan. 11, 2017

Four members of the University of Colorado Boulder School of Education faculty were recognized in the “Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings” released today as being among the nation’s top 200 researchers whose scholarship bridges academic and public audiences. The list was initiated by Frederick M. Hess of the American Enterprise Institute... Read more »

New partnership aims to improve equity, coherence in science education

Jan. 9, 2017

Learning scientists from the University of Washington and the University of Colorado Boulder, along with educators, are embarking on a national effort to make science learning more coherent and equitable. The Advancing Coherent and Equitable Systems of Science Education (ACESSE, or “access”) project has received a three-year, $1.5 million grant... Read more »

Yellow Scene Magazine: Equitable School Environments: The Key to Student Success

Jan. 4, 2017

Boulder schools lead the nation in equitable learning, but can social and political turbulence endanger such progress? asks editors at Yellow Scene Magazine . As many Americans struggled to cope with the reality of the 2016 presidential election results, a disturbing plague began to spread in our nation’s schools. Halls... Read more »