Research Efficiency and Reliability: An Exercise for Public Speaking

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Or a symposium on efficient research strategies could be set up where a member from each group would explain in a brief speech the strategies used to find the answer and his or her group’s evaluation of the reliability of the source. What is the graduate program in Communication at the University of Illinois like? An old television game show from the 1950s, Name that Tune , pitted 2 contestants against each other.

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EW interview: Elizabeth Travis, PhD

The Eloquent Woman

There’s not a pipeline issue: Fifty percent of the medical school graduates are women. I organized an international meeting a year ago as a program chair and I said to my committee “Do not bring me a symposium without at least one woman speaker.” One man was so keen to do this, he had a symposium with all women faculty speaking—it takes that kind of effort. Elizabeth Travis , Ph.D.,

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 9, 2013: Yinzercation: How to Read the PSSA Report

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In its place, all public schools in the state will receive a School Performance Profile score based on several measures of student achievement, including scores on the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment and the Keystone Exams; closing the achievement gap; graduation rate; promotion rate; and attendance rate. Rose is a professor at the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies and author of several books.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 11, 2013: Teaching? Piece of cake. Everybody knows you can pick that up in just five weeks….

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The graduation rate has not been above 50% for the last three years. Washington Post By Dylan Matthews , Published: September 10 at 12:38 pm Teach for America , the nonprofit organization that places high-achieving college graduates in school districts in underserved areas of the country, hasn’t lacked for evaluations over the years. They have a high attrition rate, low test scores, and low graduation rates.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 12, 2013: State Board of Education set to vote on revised set of Common Core standards

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link] State Board of Education set to vote on revised set of Common Core standards By Jan Murphy | jmurphy@pennlive.com on September 11, 2013 at 6:24 PM Despite a public outcry about it moving education in a wrong direction, the State Board of Education stands ready on Thursday to vote on a set of grade-level learning goals that come with the implementation of Pennsylvania’s first-ever state graduation-testing requirement.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 10, 2013: Supt. Hite: “We cannot allow the city, the state, the School District, or anybody else to think that this is normal”

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Panel one: Dr. Richard Ingersoll, professor of education and sociology, University of Pennsylvania ’s Graduate School of Education Jamira Burley, executive director, Philadelphia Youth Commission 2:35 p.m. Kings Caterers, 4010 New Falls Road, Bristol [link] PILCOP 2013 Symposium on Equality September 12, 2013 Privatization: Looking out for the Public Good HEALTHCARE—LAND USE—EDUCATION Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia Thursday, September 12, 2013 8:00 a.m. –

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 8, 2013: Where’s the accountability for state and local elected officials responsible for providing a constitutionally mandated “thorough and efficient” education for 134,000 Philly students?

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Panel one: Dr. Richard Ingersoll, professor of education and sociology, University of Pennsylvania ’s Graduate School of Education Jamira Burley, executive director, Philadelphia Youth Commission 2:35 p.m. Kings Caterers, 4010 New Falls Road, Bristol [link] PILCOP 2013 Symposium on Equality September 12, 2013 Privatization: Looking out for the Public Good HEALTHCARE—LAND USE—EDUCATION Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia Thursday, September 12, 2013 8:00 a.m. –

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