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"Reading for Life" and "World Book Night" Help Local Youth

April 22, 2013William SchmittCategories: Default

A Notre Dame-based program that uses literature to bring hope to South Bend juvenile offenders will be one of the participants in a unique nationwide initiative called “World Book Night” on Tuesday, April 23.

The program reaching out through South Bend’s Juvenile Justice Center Read More

Indiana Program for College-Readiness Is Doubling In Size

April 21, 2013William SchmittCategories: Default

See the press kit for the April 23 announcement in the Indiana Statehouse.

A statewide program helping to increase college and career readiness among Indiana high school students will more than double in size, with 11 newly participating schools set to be welcomed Tuesday, April 23 in an Indiana Statehouse announcement ceremony featuring Glenda Ritz, the state’s new Superintendent of Public Instruction. Read More

Protecting Children from Tragedy of Abuse in Sport Camps

April 15, 2013William SchmittCategories: Default

Play Like a Champion Today ®, the unit of Notre Dame’s Institute for Educational Initiatives generating scholarship and services to support character education through sports, will host a symposium on protecting children from the tragedy of abuse.

In particular, the one-day symposium titled “Championing Children through Collegiate Sport Camps” will help college athletic departments plan responsibly to ensure every child’s full safety during the summer sport camps run by these departments. Read More

Dissertation Award goes to Waddington

April 09, 2013William SchmittCategories: Default


Joe Waddington, Ph.D., a postdoctoral research associate with the Center for Research on Educational Opportunity (CREO) has been named a recipient of the annual Dissertation Award from the Catholic Education Special Interest Group of the American Educational Research Association. Read More

CREO to Build Global Scholarly Network

April 08, 2013William SchmittCategories: Default

The University of Notre Dame’s Center for Research on Educational Opportunity (CREO) has been designated an “international research network” by the World Education Research Association. This recognition of CREO’s leadership in the sociology of education will open new doors for international scholarly collaborations in research on educational inequality. Read More