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CREO Grads Earn Honors at 2019 AERA Conference

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Two graduates from the University of Notre Dame’s Center for Research in Educational Opportunity (CREO) were honored at last week’s American Education Research Association (AERA) conference in Toronto for outstanding work on their dissertations.

Harvard Professor Robert Putnam to Deliver 2016 Rev. Timothy R. Scully, C.S.C. Lecture

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Harvard Professor Robert Putnam to Deliver 2016 Rev. Timothy R. Scully, C.S.C. Lecture

America is experiencing a perpetually expanding inequality gap. What implications does this have for America’s youth and their upward mobility? What can we do to help our youth grow and flourish?

  

Spencer Foundation Funds Major Research on School Choice in Indiana; CREO Studies Achievement Gains for Diverse Schools

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Spencer Foundation Funds Major Research on School Choice in Indiana; CREO Studies Achievement Gains for Diverse Schools

Indiana’s school choice program is one of the largest in the United States. Until now, little has been known about how this initiative to increase parents’ educational options for their children is affecting either the schools or the students.

New Research Examines Indiana Choice Scholarship Program's Effect on Participating Schools

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New Research Examines Indiana Choice Scholarship Program's Effect on Participating Schools

Initial data from Indiana's School Choice Scholarship Program shows that many schools' decisions whether to participate in a school-choice policy are influenced by the policy's regulations and their expected impacts on school priorities. Therefore, solving voucher program implementation challenges requires more insight into the relationship between schools and a state's policy details, according to sociologist Megan Austin of the University of Notre Dame's Department of Sociology and Center for Research on Educational Opportunity (CREO).

Megan Austin Named 2015 Recipient of the Maureen T. Hallinan Graduate Student Paper Award

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Megan Austin Named 2015 Recipient of the Maureen T. Hallinan Graduate Student Paper Award

Megan’s paper “Sector Effects and Changes in School Composition: The Case of School Vouchers” was selected for its potential to positively impact Sociology of Education. The award is to be presented to Megan at the upcoming AERA 2015 Annual Meeting in Chicago on April 17th.

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