Maureen Marron, an associate research scientist at the UI College of Education's Belin-Blank Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development, sees grade-skipping as just one option in an academic tool kit known as "acceleration."
Several UI College of Education experts are among those sharing thoughts on the Iowa City Community School District's diversity policy and what more can be done to help students living in poverty. (Note: A paid subscription may be required.)
Mary Cohen, UI associate professor of music education, applauds the efforts of community music educators and projects for providing opportunities for meaningful self-expression. (Note: A paid subscription may be required.)
The REACH program—Realizing Educational and Career Hopes—celebrated its fifth anniversary May 10 with a graduation ceremony. The program is in the UI College of Education and serves 18- to 25-year-old students who have intellectual, cognitive, or learning disabilities.
Cathy Welch, director of statewide testing programming for the Iowa Testing Programs at the UI College of Education, says Iowa's new reading assessment tests determine a child's ability to not just read the words on a page but comprehend them in a story that is part of a series.
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