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...


Tue
Sep
20
Noel Radomski, associate researcher and managing director of the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE), was quoted in a Badger Herald article discussing the implications of a UW System task force’s recommendation to pilot a pay-per-credit summer tuition model.
Fri
Sep
16
The research of UW-Madison’s John Diamond is featured in a recent report from Bloomberg Businessweek headlined, “Black Students Don’t Even Get an Equal Education in Diverse Schools.” Diamond is UW-Madison’s Hoefs-Bascom Associate Professor of Education and is a faculty member with the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis. He co-authored a 2015 book with Amanda Lewis titled, “Despite the Best Intentions: How Racial Inequality Thrives in Good Schools.”
Thu
Sep
15
Madison’s local ABC affiliate, WKOW/Ch. 27, recently aired a report about Hillary Clinton’s New College Compact. Clinton's campaign released a report Monday stating 85,000 Wisconsin students would pay no tuition for a four-year college degree under her proposal. Among the experts WKOW spoke with in an effort to put this topic in perspective is UW-Madison’s Nicholas Hillman, an associate professor who studies higher education finance and policy with the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis.
Wed
Sep
14
The Daily Union newspaper recently put the spotlight on some outstanding literacy outreach work being conducted by UW-Madison’s Gay Ivey in Jefferson, Wis. The in-depth report by Pam Chickering Wilson is headlined, “East educators train to promote reading engagement.” The story explains how a group of educators from East Elementary School in Jefferson took part in a three-day institute at UW-Madison in August titled Literacy by the Lakes. Ivey and Ph.D. student Erin Quast then visited the school in September to help the educators implement what they learned.
Tue
Sep
13
A recent letter in The Straits Times -- an English-language daily broadsheet newspaper based in Singapore –- makes note of research conducted by UW-Madison’s Michael Apple. Apple is the John Bascom Professor of Curriculum and Instruction, and Educational Policy Studies. The letter writer says: "A recent study by the National Institute of Education's Leonel Lim and the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Michael W. Apple revealed pedagogical inequalities in Singapore schools.”
Mon
Sep
12
Julie Underwood’s latest “Under the Law” column is now available via the September issue of Phi Delta Kappan magazine. Underwood is a professor of law and educational leadership and policy analysis at UW-Madison, and the former dean of the School of Education. This month, Underwood examines the legacy of Justice Antonin Scalia.
Wed
Sep
07
UW-Madison’s Deidre Green spent this past summer helping lead a writing workshop with the Simpson Street Free Press, The Capital Times reports. Green is pursuing her master’s degree from the School of Education’s No. 1-ranked Department of Curriculum and Instruction. The curriculum used by Green and the Free Press will be recognized this fall when Wisconsin’s school superintendent, Tony Evers, presents a "Friend of Education" award to the Simpson Street Free Press.
Fri
Sep
02
UW-Madison’s Matthew Hora recently appeared on Wisconsin Public Television’s “Here and Now” program to talk about his extensive work examining the so-called skills gap in Wisconsin. Hora is a researcher with the Wisconsin Center for Education Research, which is housed within the School of Education. He also is the co-author of a book, “Beyond The Skills Gap: Preparing College Students For Life And Work,” that is coming out in November from Harvard Press.
Thu
Sep
01
Madison’s local ABC affiliate, WKOW/Ch. 27, recently reported on teacher shortages that are hitting some districts in Wisconsin. And among the experts interviewed for this piece were Jeff Hamm and Peter Goff from UW-Madison’s School of Education. Hamm is the School’s associate dean of academic services, while Goff is a faculty member with the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis.
Tue
Aug
30
The Wisconsin State Journal recently published a report examining Gov. Scott Walker’s proposal to provide new funding for the University of Wisconsin System in the state's 2017-19 budget based on a series of “performance” measures such as graduation rates and job placement statistics. Among the range of experts the State Journal interviewed for this report is UW-Madison’s Nicholas Hillman, an associate professor who studies higher education finance and policy with the School of Education's Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis.
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