education

Gifted education
Jonathan Plucker named president of National Association for Gifted Children
Published Nov 18, 2019
An expert in education policy and talent development, he will set the organization's priorities and programs to support academically advanced students
SNF Agora Institute
Experts explore the future of civics education
Published Nov 7, 2019
Educators, journalists, and nonprofit leaders discuss the vital role civics plays in a healthy democracy at D.C. forum
Talented Youth
Helping bright kids shine
Published Oct 24, 2019
Since its founding in 1979 by Hopkins psychologist Julian C. Stanley, JHU's Center for Talented Youth has grown to become a global resource for academically gifted children
Education
A career dedicated to improving educational outcomes
Published Oct 21, 2019
For 20 years, School of Education researcher Bob Balfanz has worked to help students make it through high school. Now he's turned his attention to helping them succeed in college.
World sight day
Setting sights higher
Published Oct 10, 2019
University and city leaders join students and families for a Vision for Baltimore health fair at Henderson-Hopkins school in East Baltimore
Civil Rights Week
Experts explore school-to-prison pipeline
Published Oct 4, 2019
School of Education, Urban Health Institute host symposium focusing on complex issues surrounding school policing, employment, and concentrated poverty in Baltimore and beyond
Alum Kelly Harper named Washington, D.C.'s teacher of the year
Published Fall 2019
For Kelly Harper, education is a hands-on way of dismantling the school-to-prison-pipeline / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Education
Knock knock, teacher here
Published Fall 2019
Home visiting program shown to improve school attendance and standardized test scores for elementary and middle schoolers / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Education
Report urges shift in gifted education
Published Aug 9, 2019
Using local norms instead of national standards to identify academically gifted students will reduce racial, socioeconomic disparities, researchers say
Education policy
Informed insights for struggling schools
Published July 11, 2019
Founded in 2015, the Institute for Education Policy at the School of Education has earned a reputation for unbiased, pragmatic research