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School of Education Hosts 16 Fulbright International Teachers for Spring 2020 Semester

For the second consecutive year, the School of Education is hosting recipients of the Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program for International Teachers (Fulbright DAI), which brings international primary and secondary teachers to the U.S. for a semester to pursue individual or group projects, take courses for professional development, observe and share their expertise with...
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Pilot Project Gives Global Access to Student Research

Mai Nguyen, a Fulbright Scholar and graduate student in Teaching and Curriculum, spent four weeks this summer studying issues and identifying opportunities in the Vietnam education system while at the English Language Institute graduate studies program. Her work is now available worldwide thanks to a new partnership between Syracuse University Libraries and the ELI, which...
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Finding the Beat, Finding the Story: Researching Music Education

Where is hip-hop in school music education, asks David Knapp? Music education should stress the vernacular—that is, reflect the music language of students—says Knapp, assistant professor of music education in the School of Education and the Setnor School of Music in the College of Visual and Performing Arts, who uses hip-hop, rock and steel drums...
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Chandler-Olcott Looks at “What’s Strong, Not What’s Wrong”

Kelly Chandler-Olcott, professor of reading and language arts, shared her thoughts on highlighting student assets over deficits with Education Week. This week’s question was “What can teachers do to help highlight student assets and not their deficits? In other words, what can teachers do to help create that mindset for themselves when they look at students...
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School Of Education Receives $9 Million to Improve Outcomes for Students with Disabilities in 51 Area Districts

The School of Education has been awarded over $9 million in funding from the New York State Education Department’s Office of Special Education to provide technical support and professional development in dozens of school districts regionally, over the next five years. The grant contracts will support the development of the Mid-State Regional Partnership Center and...
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Carol Decker ’68 Speaks Her Truth

Longtime Syracuse City School District teacher Carol Decker ’68 tells her story as the child of German and Italian parents who survived an abusive stepfather in her memoir, Little Carol Speaks Her Truth: Growing Up from the Great Depression through WWII. Decker’s book was one of 40 new CNY publications to be nominated for a...
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Diana Wege ’76: Ending Violence through Art and Education

If you have traveled the streets of New York City during the month of September, it’s likely that you have seen Diana Wege’s artwork.  The bold block letters and lines of contrasting colors on her series of Reject Violence prints may have confronted you with Wege’s mission of ending violence in our lifetime. A recent...
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School of Education Statement on Acts of Hate

Dear School of Education community, The School of Education is in solidarity with students in opposing racism and other acts of hate at Syracuse University. We join with them in calling for transparent communication and responsive action to address such acts, and we commit to being active in working to prevent acts of hate in...
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Jared Khan-Bagley ’22 on peer partnerships and plans for the future

Anybody walking through Huntington Hall or attending a School of Education event this year has probably seen or met Jared Khan-Bagley ‘22. His presence and demeanor is a model for any student and future educator. He’s friendly, approachable, and finds joy in supporting and mentoring other students. As well as these qualities will serve him...
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Syracuse University joins FIU and ASU in 7.5 million dollar federal grant focusing on preparing doctoral students in special education

Syracuse University joins Florida International University (FIU) and Arizona State University (ASU) in securing a $7.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to support students pursuing doctoral degrees in special education. The grant, along with matching funds, will support a total of 26 doctoral students in Project INCLUDE (INclusive Consortium of Leaders in...
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