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NEPC panels to explore neovouchers and equal rights in education on Sept. 8

Aug. 15, 2017

Join the National Education Policy Center (NEPC) on Friday, Sept. 8 for panel discussions and informal conversations about current hot topics in education — neovouchers and equal rights in education. The 11th annual NEPC Fellows Research Panels will be held in the Kittredge Multipurpose Room on the CU Boulder campus...

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Latino high school students from across Colorado attend Aquetza summer program

Aug. 3, 2017

More than 40 high school students with strong ties to Colorado's Latino/Chicano communities came from across the state to participate in this summer's free, residential Aquetza summer program at CU Boulder. Youth participants engaged in a unique, trans-disciplinary educational and community leadership experience that focused on learning Latino/Chicano history, discussing...

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Online Course Starting Aug. 7: Using Research to Inform Decisions

July 21, 2017

A new online course beginning in August aims to help district leaders, school leaders, and state education officials learn how to find, evaluate, and use research to inform the decisions they make. Hosted by the Harvard Graduate School of Education in collaboration with the National Center for Research in Policy...

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CU Boulder project earn highest rating for next generation of science curricula

June 27, 2017

For nearly 10 years, the Inquiry Hub, or iHub , has been developing and testing a new model for helping school districts effectively implement student-centered curricula in mathematics and science. Their latest digital unit in biology, “Why Don't Antibiotics Work Like They Used To?,“ was recently recognized by Achieve, Inc...

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Visiting scholar Angela Valenzuela to explore teacher & community empowerment on June 27

June 20, 2017

Join Visiting Scholar Angela Valenzuela, from the University of Texas at Austin, for a discussion about community-based teacher education on Tuesday, June 27 from 5-7 p.m. in the UMC Aspen Room 285. A reception to follow.

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Ben Kirshner receives the University of Colorado's Chase Faculty Community Service Award

June 1, 2017

As an advocate for young people in classrooms and communities, Ben Kirshner, associate professor of education at the University of Colorado Boulder School of Education, has received the 2016-17 Chase Faculty Community Service Award . The Chase Faculty Community Service Award is presented annually to a University of Colorado system-wide...

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Pathways2Teaching students delve into social action research

May 19, 2017

José Alcalá Martínez is studying high school dropout rates, a subject that is near to his heart. Two of his close friends left school as juniors to start working full-time and his mother didn’t finish high school. At one point, he considered leaving school as well, but instead he is...

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Rep. Polis visits local elementary as part of Families and Educators Together project

May 12, 2017

Invited by students and parents on a Families and Educators Together team, Congressman Jared Polis visited University Hill Elementary recently offering a Q&A session and words of encouragement for students. In January, the 3rd-5th grade University Hill classes created bookmarks focused on their concerns about current news and policies coming...

Outreach & Engagement Staff Excellence Award honors Pilar Prostko

March 24, 2017

Pilar Prostko, program coordinator and facilitator for the CU Dialogues program part of CU Engage , has been selected as the recipient of the 2017 Anne K. Heinz Staff Award for Excellence in Outreach and Engagement. The award, presented by the Office for Outreach and Engagement at the annual Outreach...

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Seven projects granted 2016-17 CU Boulder outreach awards

Sept. 19, 2016

From college readiness to climate education, seven projects and School of Education researchers have been awarded 2016-17 Outreach and Engagement Awards. Border Crossing: Renewing El Pueblo In/Out of School Associate Professor Susan Jurow and Research Associate Sarah Hug, ATLAS Read more Climate Education and Resiliency for Denver Public Schools Senior...

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