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Partnering with Indiana to Boost High School Science/Math Prospects

April 18, 2012William SchmittCategories: Featured and Default

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Dr. Tony Bennett, Indiana’s State Superintendent of Public Instruction, joined the University of Notre Dame and other partners on Thursday, April 12, in announcing a new initiative to increase college and career readiness among high school students, especially in the areas of math and science. Read More

Ravitch Speaks to ND Forum: Crisis, Caution, Hope

April 13, 2012William SchmittCategories: Featured and Default

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America’s K-12 schools, both public and Catholic, are in crisis, said NYU historian and education scholar Diane Ravitch in an April 10 address at the University of Notre Dame. But she pointed out that both have their enduring strengths, and she warned against some of the most popular solutions being proposed to their current problems. Read More