Oct. 23, 2012—Skip ahead to 12:45 to watch Lynn University president and Peabody alum Kevin Ross' welcome remarks for the third presidential debate, held at Lynn University.
Oct. 22, 2012—Homeschools are emerging as a kind of invisible rival to charter schools for parents seeking alternatives to the public school system, according to the Washington Post. Joseph Murphy, Frank W. Mayborn Chair, Dean of Special Projects and author of “Homeschooling in America: Capturing and Assessing the Movement,” is quoted extensively.
Sep. 26, 2012—New research examines what factors lead to teachers re-entering the teaching profession after exiting.
Sep. 24, 2012—Researchers are examining what characteristics make some large, urban high schools particularly effective with low-income and minority students.
Aug. 8, 2012—Public education is fundamental to the aims of promoting democracy, social efficiency, and social mobility, writes Claire Smrekar, associate professor of leadership, policy and organizations at Peabody.
Jul. 16, 2012—Christopher Loss, assistant professor of public policy and higher education at Peabody College, authored this opinion piece about the Morrill Land-Grant Colleges Act.
Jul. 11, 2012—Peabody researchers Claire Smrekar and James Fraser comment on the economic and social problems created by high housing and transportation costs for low-income workers.
Jun. 5, 2012—The National Center on Scaling Up Effective Schools will host a conference on effective high schools and transferring those methods to less effective schools June 10-12.
Mar. 22, 2012—The founder of the Knowledge is Power Program will speak on the completion results and growth of this national network of public schools.
Feb. 9, 2012—Vanderbilt University researcher Ron Zimmer says many states are seeking No Child Left Behind waivers because states are required to raise the bar on the number of students reaching proficiency standards.