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UNLV sports and gender equity researcher Nancy Lough weighs in on the wage gap, marketing/sponsorship, and role of men and media in the sports industry.
The former high school teacher dove into education policy research after realizing that many of his students went on to college but later dropped out.
Have a student who is struggling — or excelling? Send them to the Academic Success Center. Nicole Stella wants to see them.
The biggest barrier is getting teachers and staff on board with new strategies in school discipline.
This College of Education professor is passionate about making higher education accessible to all students and responsive to their needs.
What will it take to unite the city behind its new hometown teams?
Educational Psychology and Higher Education In The News
If Chicago teachers accept the pay raise they've been offered by the city's mayor and school board — a 16 percent bump over five years — they could soon be some of the highest-paid big-city teachers in the nation.
Nevada has always been a leader in breaking gender barriers, but gender equality gaps in the workforce still exist and equity is a continuing challenge. This week we’re discussing where Nevada stands in closing key gender gaps like equal pay and equal representation in areas such as science, the arts, sports, and executive leadership.
If Chicago teachers accept the pay raise they’ve been offered by the city’s mayor and school board — a 16 percent bump over five years — they could soon be some of the highest-paid big-city teachers in the nation.
If the predicted economic downturn comes to fruition, many public schools will find their already stressed budgets squeezed even more. And, as a result, many administrators will head to the bargaining table to negotiate budget cuts with teachers’ unions.
Roughly 20 percent of college students took a math course they had already completed in high school even though their K-12 assessments suggested they could take a higher-level course, according to a new study published by The Journal of Higher Education.
Although going to college offers the promise of engaging with new ideas and learning new skills, when it comes to math, the experience can sometimes be like high school all over again.