In The News: College of Education

The Conversation
October 18, 2019

Classes in Chicago’s public schools were canceled starting Oct. 17 as more than 25,000 teachers in the nation’s third-largest school district went on strike in what they’re calling a fight for “justice and equity” for their students.

The Nevada Independent
September 25, 2019

The UNLV Faculty Senate voted to kill a proposed referendum Tuesday that would have recommended the Board of Regents extend the contract of interim UNLV President Marta Meana and postpone an ongoing search for a permanent replacement — a move that comes just days ahead of the first meeting Friday between the regents and the ad hoc presidential search committee.

Las Vegas Sun
September 23, 2019

For five years in the early 1970s, I worked in the president’s office at UNLV, four years with Don Baepler and one year with Brock Dixon. Members of the Nevada Board of Regents made frequent calls to the office — nothing unusual there. They offer advice. They question policy. They call about students.

PBS
September 20, 2019

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.

msn news
September 20, 2019

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.

NBC News
September 19, 2019

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.

MSUToday
September 11, 2019

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.

Inside Higher Ed
September 5, 2019

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.

Plainview Daily Herald
September 5, 2019

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.

The Conversation
September 4, 2019

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.

New Books Network
August 26, 2019

Shortly after the conclusion of the Women’s World Cup earlier this summer, a friend suggested to me that it signaled the long-awaited arrival of soccer as a mainstream sport in the U.S. I thought a second, remembering the commercials around the game and the way the television cameras shot the crowd. Then I responded that I thought it wasn’t really the long-awaited arrival of soccer, but the emergence of women’s sports into the mainstream of American culture.

KSNV-TV: News 3
August 22, 2019

Clark County school administrators are preparing to take steps to keep public schools open in the event of a teachers strike, set for Sept. 10.