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New Book Examines School Choice

April 21, 2011William SchmittCategories: Featured

Does school choice work as a strategy to improve schools and help students learn?  A new book co-edited by Mark Berends, a Fellow in the University of Notre Dame’s Institute for Educational Initiatives (IEI), considers that question. Titled School Choice and School Improvement, the book from Harvard Education Press Read More

Major Grant Support McNeil's Research in Math Skills

April 14, 2011Bill SchmittCategories: Default

Nicole McNeil, a Notre Dame psychology professor and fellow in the Institute for Educational Initiatives (IEI), has been awarded two federal grants for her research into children’s ability to understand key mathematical concepts….

VIDEO OF PANEL ON EDUCATION REFORM
Notre Dame on Wednesday evening hosted “The System”—a lively discussion of education reform issues at an event sponsored by ACE and the Institute for Educational Initiatives (IEI). See the video. Read More

PANEL ON EDUCATION REFORM

April 06, 2011Bill Schmitt

The System: Opportunity, Crisis, and Obligation in K-12 Education
When: 7:30 PM, Wednesday, April 13
Where: Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center (DPAC), University of Notre Dame
Sponsored by the Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE) and the Institute for Educational Initiatives.

IN MEMORIAM

Our dear friend and colleague, Warren Kubitschek, 56, died on April 3, 2011. Read More