Student Voice and Leadership Program

New grant expands partnership with Denver Public Schools and student leadership program

Oct. 12, 2018

Two national organizations have awarded a grant that will deepen and advance our partnership between Denver Public Schools, CU Boulder, CU Denver and Rowan University. Professor Ben Kirshner is one of the Principal Investigators on the project that received a $1.4 million grant from the Hewlett Foundation and Jobs for the Future to expand the Student Voice and Leadership Program.

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K-12 students who fled Hurricane Maria face storm of issues on the mainland

Sept. 18, 2018

Led by School of Education doctoral students Molly Hamm-Rodriguez and Astrid Sambolín Morales, a new report found that K-12 students who fled Puerto Rico for the mainland face waves of continued issues, including housing instability, language barriers and culture shock one year after Hurricane Maria decimated the island.

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Joseph Polman to be appointed as International Society of the Learning Sciences President

June 22, 2018

At the International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) held at the London Festival of Learning in London from June 23-27, the International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS) will appoint CU Boulder School of Education Professor and Associate Dean for Research Joseph Polman as president.

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CU Boulder Ed Talks to address "hot topics" in education on May 22

April 19, 2018

Join the CU Boulder School of Education on Tuesday, May 22 for Ed Talks at the Dairy Arts Center. Open to and aimed at the public, these short and engaging talks will be led by CU Boulder education professors who will explore topics such as teacher walkouts, hate speech on college campuses, distrust in education, and more.

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New partnership across Colorado universities aims to transform science teacher preparation

April 18, 2018

A new $2.8 million federal grant will fund a five-year Science Teachers Learning from Lesson Analysis project, or STeLLA CO2, in a unique partnership between CU Boulder, UCCS, UNC and BSCS Science Learning — an independent nonprofit dedicated to research-driven innovation in science education.

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Your CU Boulder Guide to AERA 2018

March 20, 2018

We are looking forward to the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting from Friday, April 13 to Tuesday, April 17 in New York City. Please use the following schedule to connect with and support colleagues at AERA.

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Paty Abril-Gonzalez wins campus Three Minute Thesis Competition

March 15, 2018

PhD Student Paty Abril-Gonzalez Holt took first place at the campus-wide Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition hosted by the Graduate School in February. As the first-place winner for her talk, "Latinx Bilingual Students’ Voices Matter: Transforming Education with Love," she will receive $1,500 in research funds, and Abril-Gonzalez Holt will...

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Dean Kathy Schultz named American Educational Research Association fellow

Feb. 21, 2018

CU Boulder Education Dean Kathy Schultz is one of just 11 prominent education scholars nationwide announced today as a 2018 Fellow of the American Educational Research Association.

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Eight schools earn top honors as national Schools of Opportunity

Jan. 22, 2018

Health Sciences High & Middle College charter school in San Diego, Calif. offers extraordinarily rich STEM courses, one of the reasons it has been named a School of Opportunity. Project honors schools that create rich and equitable learning experiences for all students One high school increased the number of students...

Families and Educators Together

Place-based initiative plants the seeds of sustainable partnerships in Colorado communities

Oct. 24, 2017

From school assessment assistance for rural districts to co-designing an afterschool program in a diverse Denver neighborhood, four new projects seek to strengthen partnerships in key Colorado communities as the School of Education launches its place-based partnership initiative. Families and Educator Together teams from across Boulder Valley School District gathered...

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