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Education
Study: Black teachers make a difference
Published May 29, 2017
Low-income black students are more likely to graduate and express an interest in college if they have a black teacher, Hopkins economist finds
New dean for School of Education
Published May 29, 2017
Christopher Morphew comes to JHU from University of Iowa's College of Education, where he helped expand enrollment, redesign curricula
Podcasts
The sound of science
Published Spring 2017
Hopkins alum Soren Wheeler produces the popular RadioLab podcast, which he calls a 'sneaky' way of getting listeners excited about science / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Education reform
Grading K-12 reading, math programs
Published May 29, 2017
New website launched by School of Education aims to help school leaders evaluate program effectiveness
Public policy
Public housing and child well-being
Published May 29, 2017
Subsidized housing appears to boost high-performing kids but have opposite effect on those with low test scores, behavioral issues
Immersive learning
Hooked on science
Published May 29, 2017 Video
Study finds that program that brings live fish into classrooms not only helps students learn, but improves their attitudes about science
Education
Closing the excellence gap
Published May 29, 2017
JHU talent development expert Jonathan Plucker explores how to removes barriers for low-income and minority students
Coleman Report at 50
An enduring legacy
Published May 29, 2017
JHU to welcome leaders, policymakers for conference marking 50th anniversary of study that changed the conversation on education equality
Commentary
A rare success story for Afghanistan
Published May 29, 2017
Investments in education system paying off for Afghanistan, SAIS visiting scholar Rohullah Osmani writes / The Diplomat
Education
U.S. fails curriculum test
Published May 29, 2017
Study: Popular curriculum emphasizes teaching to grade level, leaves millions of students unchallenged in the classroom