School of Education News

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Mar
10
UW-Madison’s Gloria Ladson-Billings is receiving the 2015 Social Justice in Education Award from the American Educational Research Association, the national research society announced in a news release March 10. She is an award-winning scholar and former president of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) whose work centers on examining the practices of teachers who are successful with struggling students. The award was established in 2004 and honors an individual who has advanced social justice through education research and exemplified the goal of linking education research to social justice.
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Mar
10
The UW’s Sara Goldrick-Rab, a professor of educational policy studies and sociology, was on the Joy Cardin Show on the Ideas Network of Wisconsin Public Radio last week to discuss what Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed UW System Authority would look like and why she thinks it’s a bad deal.
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Mar
10
U.S. News & World Report published its annual graduate school rankings on March 10, and UW-Madison’s School of Education is rated No. 1 among public institutions for the second consecutive year. In all, 10 specialty programs housed within the School of Education were highlighted this year by U.S. News as being among the elite programs in the nation. In particular, UW-Madison ranked No. 1 among all schools in the categories of Curriculum/Instruction, Educational Psychology and Rehabilitation Counseling.
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Mar
10
Throughout the month of March, UW-Madison’s Athletic Training Program, the Association of Athletic Training Students (AATS), and the Athletic Training Students for Brain Safety (ATSBS) will be hosting events in support of National Athletic Training Month. National Athletic Training Month is held every March in order to spread awareness about all that athletic trainers do. This year's theme is, "We Prepare … You Perform.”

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