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Fostering A Culture Of Scholarship

To nurture the intellectual life of the CREO team and the Notre Dame community, CREO offers lectures that address contemporary issues in education, as well as an annual research conference. CREO also sponsors workshops, symposia, and other training opportunities in order to make a significant contribution toward attaining educational excellence and equity in American education.

AERA 2015 - Toward Justice: Culture, Language, and Heritage in Education Research and Praxis

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AERA 2015 - Toward Justice: Culture, Language, and Heritage in Education Research and Praxis
Chicago, Illinois
April 16 - 20, 2015

The AERA Annual Meeting is the largest gathering of scholars in the field of education research. It is a showcase for ground-breaking, innovative studies in a diverse array of areas -- from early education through higher education, from digital learning to second language literacy. It is where to encounter ideas and data that will shape tomorrow's education practices and policies, and where to connect with leading thinkers from the U.S. and around the world.

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.

Midwest Sociology of Education Conference

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Thursday, 22 October 2015
University of Iowa

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).

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.

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?

  

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