LLEP Ph.D. student, Pauline Batista is making an impact and inspiring others to have a voice. In the Neag School of Education article she shared, “That was when I thinking, ‘Maybe I should really get a Ph.D.’ Because people like me typically don’t have a voice,” Batista says. “But if they have the right education, all of a sudden, they have a voice. All of a sudden, the door is open.”
Author: Leah Ward
Movidas: Globalizing Strategies for Advancing Racial Equity
By invitation only, Dr. Milagros Castillo-Montoya attended The Racial Equity Summit this past January and is working with a talented group of researchers who are committed to establishing a global strategy to advance a racial equity in higher education. Diverse Issues in Higher Education.
I Refuse to Run a Coronavirus Home School
Dr. Jennie Weiner pens op-ed for the New York Times on not recreating school for her children during the coronavirus.
Guidance for Parents, Students, Educators Amid School Closures
The Neag School of Education asks our experts their thoughts on school closures and advice during COVID-19.
CT’s Opportunity Gaps
Dr. Sarah Woulfin quoted in CT Mirror‘s article titled, “Two districts, two very different plans for students while school is out indefinitely”.
AUDIO: Opting Out of Standardized Tests
WSHU Public Radio interviews LLEP doctoral student Robert Cotto Jr. starting at 24:56.
No Explanation for End to New London Urban-Suburban Open Choice Program
“Casey Cobb, professor of education policy at the Neag School of Education at the University of Connecticut, suggested that the Open Choice program could help districts manage the demographic pressure of declining enrollments.” CT Examiner.
Parents Explore “Breaking Up” With Standardized Tests
LLEP Ph.D. candidate, Robert Cotto’s research is referenced in The New Haven Independent
Should plaintiffs in a U.S. Supreme Court ruling about school choice be careful what they wish for?
EDLR’s Dr. Preston Green co-authors op-ed on school choice and education costs found in the Hechinger Report.
Ph.D. Candidates Integrate Open Dialogue Into Sport Management Courses
Several Neag School graduate students and faculty have been named 2019-20 Initiative on Campus Dialogues Fellows. This initiative brings together UConn students, staff, and faculty, as well as nonuniversity practitioners, to focus on dialogue and implementation. Sport Management graduate students Charles Macaulay and Ajhanai Newton, with Laura Burton and Justin Evanovich, are Fellows with their project “Sports Talk: Creating Dialogical Classrooms for the Development of Future Sport Leaders;” Read more about Neag School’s ICD Fellows for 2019-20.