Ideology Not Evidence: What We (Don’t) Know about Independent Teacher Preparation Programs

BOULDER, CO (September 8, 2016) – Advocacy groups and self-proclaimed social entrepreneurs are working aggressively to deregulate the preparation of teachers and to expand independent, alternative routes into teaching. The policy push is so powerful that it raises a real possibility that the nation may dismantle its university system of teacher education and replace much […]

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2016 LATINO POLICY SYMPOSIUM

Join us for the 2016 Latino Policy Symposium on Friday, October 7. This year’s event will focus on education and what educators are doing to ensure the success of Latino/a students and graduates. This event, held in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, is co-hosted by the DU Latino Alumni Affinity group and CU Boulder Latino […]

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ARTICLE | Political meddling in teacher education needs to stop

Teacher education is a highly scrutinised area. Australia, for example, has had a steady stream of reviews over the past 25 years. These reviews usually examine the available research literature (mostly as it is filtered through reports by think-tanks and various multinationals and global organisations) and set up mechanisms for sampling professional, political and public […]

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Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) – Mini Grant Application

DUE FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23RD @ 5:00PM | This Mini Grant Program represents a second round of CU Denver Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) grants administered by the Office of Undergraduate Experiences in 2016. UROP is a competitive program designed to financially support undergraduate research, most broadly understood as including all scholarly and creative activities. UROP […]

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ARTICLE: Train Teachers Like Doctors

America is facing a wave of teacher shortages that threatens our ability to deliver on the promise of quality education. Baby boomer retirements and high rates of teacher turnover, coupled with steep drops in enrollment in teacher-preparation programs, have contributed to this growing crisis. Some states, like California, now have shortages in nearly every subject […]

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Message from Dean Kantor

Dear SEHD colleagues, Yesterday, we learned of the horrific attack on hundreds of innocent people enjoying a Saturday night in a dance club in Orlando, Florida— terrorized, and many killed and critically injured, because they identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer. We cannot start this new week without acknowledging the incredible pain we […]

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