- New Book Aims to Reassert the “Public” in Public Education
The United States may be witnessing the end of public education. That’s the reality David Hursh, professor in teaching and curriculum at the Warner School, argues in his forthcoming book The End of Public Schools: The Corporate Reform Agenda to Privatize Education.
- How Freedom Schools Use Resources of Oppressed Students, Parents, and Communities
Nancy Ares, associate professor of teaching and curriculum at the Warner School, is researching how the North East Area Development, Inc. (NEAD) summer Freedom School in Rochester helps African American and Latino students and their community recognize and leverage the "cultural capital" they have in order to overcome racial and economic barriers.
- The Center for Professional Development and Education Reform Offers New Online Professional Learning Services
The Center for Professional Development and Education Reform has been contributing to the Warner School’s growing online learning initiative by offering new online professional learning opportunities. Educators can choose from new online synchronous courses and online video coaching to expand their content knowledge, explore new strategies, try out new instructional practices, and earn continuing education credits.
- Warner School Launches Discussion About “Learning in the Digital Age”
The Warner School is launching biweekly discussion sessions for faculty and students to explore “Learning in the Digital Age.” The sessions, which begin Nov. 4, will be held every other Wednesday, from 10:30 a.m. to noon in the Palladoro Methods Classroom. Each session will include a brief presentation relevant to that session’s topic, but will emphasize open discussion and sharing of ideas.
- Warner School Seeks Public Comments During Education Reaccreditation Process
The Warner School is scheduled for a reaccreditation review by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), which will take place during the spring 2016 semester. Both NCATE and the University of Rochester recognize graduates, parents, schools, and community organizations have valuable perspectives on the quality of the programs that prepare teachers and other school personnel. We invite interested parties to submit written testimony on the Warner School by the December 31, 2015 deadline.