The Johns Hopkins University School of Education and area educators will hold a forum next month to discuss Baltimore and Maryland results on the new Partnership for Assessments for College and Careers (PARCC) high school assessment test.
Recent news from The Johns Hopkins University
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The Johns Hopkins University School of Education, the nation’s number one ranked graduate school of education, will open a policy institute this summer to translate rigorous research into a prominent force for change, to initiate research projects and to analyze important issues in public forums.
An opportunity for media to visit and tour Elmer A. Henderson: A Johns Hopkins Partnership School, the first new public school building in East Baltimore in more than 20 years.
Mentors, wake-up calls to students, incentives and weekly “student success” meetings led by principals, helped New York City significantly cut chronic absenteeism in schools, according to a new report by the Everyone Graduates Center at The Johns Hopkins University School of Education.
Success for All Foundation Announces Partnership with Sesame Workshop to Pilot Sesame Street Content In Homes and Preschool Classrooms
The Home Links and preschool elements of the formative research and content testing effort will be piloted in schools and homes across the U.S. during the 2013-14 school year. The pilots will take place in Baltimore City and Prince George’s County, MD; New Orleans; Steubenville, OH; Bessemer, AL; and Corbin and Barbourville, KY.
Robert Balfanz, a senior research scientist at The Johns Hopkins University, is among 10 education leaders named White House “Champions of Change” for their commitment to furthering education among African Americans.
The Johns Hopkins University School of Education will launch a new full-time doctor of philosophy in education program in fall 2013, offering full tuition and a $25,000 annual stipend to eight PhD candidates in the inaugural class.
More than 300 East Baltimore students, residents and others will join Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, city and state officials, and Johns Hopkins University President Ronald J. Daniels today for a ceremonial groundbreaking of a new $43 million state-of-the-art elementary school and The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Early Childhood Center.