- Weather Update for Warner
The National Weather Service has indicated the potential for blizzard conditions in the Rochester area today. The University is closely monitoring the situation. As of this morning, the University and the Warner School remain open, though some Warner activities and classes are being cancelled on an individual basis. Please check your email and/or Blackboard for announcements before heading to campus for meetings or classes. Please also note that even if a class proceeds, given the strong travel advisory in place, students should use their discretion in making travel decisions and will not be penalized for missing class today.
- Warner Professor Appointed Co-Chair of Mayor’s New Early Learning Council
Mayor Lovely A. Warren announced the names of the individuals appointed to serve on her Early Learning Council and the Council’s public hearing schedule. The Council will be led by co-chairs Joanne Larson, professor of education at the Warner School of Education, and Carrie Remis, parent advocate and member of the New York State Education Reform Commission.
- Starting Over in U.S. Education: Author of New Book Aims to Flip a Broken K-12 School System
Dedicated to the children and youth of the future and written by Professor Joanne Larson, Radical Equality in Education chronicles how the United States has reached a crisis point in public education and offers suggestions for a complete reboot of the current K-12 educational system that the author claims has been broken for decades. Larson closely examines flaws in the K-12 education system and lays out a plan for fundamental change in schools.
- Presidential Symposium Tackles Challenges in Rochester City Schools
The Feb. 4 Presidential Symposium, “Revitalizing K-12 Education in Rochester,” featured plenary speaker Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren, Rochester City School Superintendent Bolgen Vargas, and area educators, administrators, and researchers discussing the complexities of urban education, the possibilities for success, and the importance of mobilizing community constituencies to improve Rochester City Schools.
- Discovering that Learning Isn't the Same as Being Taught
Carolyn Marthens '12, '13W (MS) is featured in a Meliora Challenge video celebrating scholarships. A Cushman Scholar, Marthens shares her experiences at Rochester, and gives us a look at the Horizons at Warner summer enrichment program. (Story and video are included.)