UW-Madison School of Education - In the Media

School of Education "In the Media"

Our programs, students, alumni, faculty and staff are often quoted or featured in local, regional and national media. Read below for what they've had to say...


Thu
Sep
21
UW-Madison's Gloria Ladson-Billings led a session at the Cap Times Idea Fest on Sept. 17 titled "Education and children of color." At the session, Ladson-Billings was asked how Wisconsin could better serve students of color. Ladson-Billings answered to strive for experimentation, patience and a never-failing belief in the students themselves.
Wed
Sep
20
UW-Madison's Nicholas Hillman was recently featured on both WORT-89.9 FM and the podcast "No Jargon" speaking about an array of education and policy issues. Hillman is an associate professor with the School of Education's Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis who researches higher education finance and policy. He also is a Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education faculty affiliate.
Mon
Sep
18
UW-Madison's Andrew Ruis was interviewed by Gastropod, a podcast that explores the intersection of science and food. Ruis is a researcher with the Epistemic Games Group housed within the School of Education's Wisconsin Center for Education Research. The podcast episode, titled "Lunch Gets Schooled," explores the history of school lunch in the United States, what it reveals about the country's "economic and gender priorities," and "the science on whether school lunch even matters."
Mon
Sep
18
UW-Madison’s Jacob Stampen is the author of a guest column published by WisPolitics.com that is highly critical of what he calls the “crony capitalists” who control many state governments across the United States, and the federal government as well. The op-ed is headlined: “Crony capitalist solutions don’t work because they are not knowledge-based.” Stampen is an emeritus professor with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis.
Fri
Sep
15
UW-Madison's David Furumoto's theatre experiences, both past and present, are featured in a recent article from Madison Magazine's "Stage Right/Stage Wrong" column. The column tells the stories of live performance mishaps, or when things don't go exactly as expected. Furumoto is a professor with the School of Education’s Department of Theatre and Drama.
Thu
Sep
14
UW-Madison's Julie Underwood presented statistics at a forum discussing new legislation aimed at a Racine Unified School District takeover and potential breakup. Underwood is the Susan Engeleiter Professor of Education Law, Policy, and Practice, and is the former dean of the School of Education. Said Underwood: “You create these districts, you are going to create a majority-minority district and then a number of white districts. What effect does that have? What you would have is a district with low property wealth with higher needs and a district with higher wealth and lower needs."
Wed
Sep
13
WISCAPE's Noel Radomski is among ​the many individuals expressing support for ​UW-Madison's decision to look into the campus’s history with the Ku Klux Klan.
Mon
Sep
11
UW-Madison's José Carlos Teixeira led a video project on Cleveland refugees from Syria, Sudan, Somalia and Iraq. The project was featured in a recent article from cleveland.com. Teixeira is an assistant professor with the School of Education’s Art Department. In the 70-minute video project, Teixeira interviews several refugees, exploring the struggles of adapting to life in the United States amid homesickness, the aftermath of traumatic events, their hopes for the future and a political climate that is often prejudiced against Muslims and refugees.
Thu
Sep
07
UW-Madison's Laura Minero was featured in a story from the Wisconsin State Journal about the Trump administration's plans to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and what that means for her work, research and sense of security. Minero is a Ph.D. student with the School of Education's Department of Counseling Psychology.
Thu
Sep
07
UW-Madison's Julie Underwood has published her latest "Under the Law" column for the September issue of Kappan magazine examining several recent Supreme Court cases that will affect K-12 education. Underwood is the Susan Engeleiter Professor of Education Law, Policy, and Practice at UW-Madison, and the former dean of the School of Education. The court cases Underwood covers touch on many important issues facing K-12 education, such as special education, free speech and gender equity.
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