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Bill Schmidt and Yong Zhao debate national standards in education

April 1, 2009

Internationally acclaimed education scholars Yong Zhao and William Schmidt, both University Distinguished Professors in the College of Education, will discuss the prospect of national standards in American schools during a special event from 1:30-3:00 p.m. April 3 in 252 Erickson Hall. Schmidt and Zhao will present two different perspectives on the role that national standards… Read More »

Schmidt speaks at AERA-CNSF event on Capitol Hill

March 24, 2009

University Distinguished Professor William Schmidt featured his current research on mathematics and science education during an exhibition sponsored by the American Educational Research Association and the Coalition for National Science Funding on Capitol Hill March 24, 2009 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The 15th Annual Exhibition, “The Path to Innovation: Scientific Discovery and Learning,” was attended by… Read More »

MSU teacher induction model proves effective

February 24, 2009

To read the article “In battle against teacher turnover, MSU mentoring program proves effective” from Michigan State University News, please visit:

Charter schools and teachers: Education Policy Center study cited in Education Week

February 23, 2009

To read the article “Charters Seen as Lab for Report’s Ideas on Teachers” from Education Week, please visit: