Neag School faculty member and former Phillies centerfielder Doug Glanville connects with Philadelphia Magazine in this Q&A.
Neag School Graduate Students Launch Education Research Journal
A group of graduate students at UConn’s Neag School of Education are heading up the launch of the School’s first academic journal. The journal is now welcoming submissions through the end of May for its inaugural edition, slated for publication in Fall 2022. Check out the full story.
What It Now Takes to Hire a Superintendent
As more school districts look to hire strong superintendents, the pandemic seems to be changing the nature of the pipeline itself. Bob Villanova weighs in, via this story in Education Week.
Women Leaders Share Insights Through UConn ELLEvate Panel
The University of Connecticut’s Neag School of Education collaborated with UConn Women and Philanthropy this past Thursday to host “ELLEvate: Supporting Women in Leadership,” a panel discussing women’s experiences in leadership roles. The event featured the Department of Educational Leadership’s Laura Burton as moderator and alumni Fany DeJesus Hannon and Vonetta Romeo-Rivers as panelists.
Supreme Court Case Could Open Door to Religious Charter Schools
An upcoming Supreme Court decision about school vouchers could have a broader impact in the decades ahead, creating an opening for Christian, Jewish, or other religious charter schools. “Charter schools are the next frontier,” says Preston Green. Read more on Chalkbeat.
Biden Supreme Court Nominee Could Face Conflict
Preston Green is quoted in this story from The 74 Million on Biden Supreme Court Nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson.
What’s the IOC – and Why Doesn’t It Do More About Human Rights Issues?
Eli Wolff co-authors a piece in The Conversation that addresses five questions about the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and how it responds to human rights and other issues.
Open Choice Expansion Is Hobbled by Suburban Buy-In
Professor Casey Cobb and alumna Christine Carver are quoted in a CT Examiner story about the expansion of a program that allows urban students in Connecticut towns Danbury and Norwalk to attend suburban schools in Fairfield County.
5 Questions America Needs to Ask About Athletic Activism
Eli Wolff answers questions about athletic activism in UConn Today as the 2022 Winter Olympics begin.
More Than Masks and Critical Race Theory
Running a school district is about much more than any single hot-button issue, says Casey Cobb. In this piece for The Conversation, he covers three actions that future school board candidates should be prepared to take before they run.