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Seeking Outstanding Ph.D. Candidates for the Dean’s Doctoral Scholars Program

The Neag School is actively seeking applications for its second cohort of Dean’s Doctoral Scholars. Individuals accepted into this exclusive program for the 2016-17 academic year will have the opportunity to earn a Ph.D. with four years of full funding.

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Neag School’s Rachel Hill ’17 (ED) is one of the premier soccer forwards in the country. The sport management student leads the UConn women’s soccer team in scoring and was on the U.S. U-20 National Team in 2014.

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Neag School Math LEAD Initiative Supplies iPads to Local Middle School

Last month, Rojas presented 30 iPads and a charging cart to Windham Middle School in Windham, Conn., as part of Mathematics Literacy in English Across Disciplines (Math LEAD) – an initiative that seeks to improve math instruction for the school’s large population of English language learners (ELLs).

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Q&A: Get to Know the First Neag School Dean’s Doctoral Scholars

This fall, the Neag School is joined by the first group of Dean’s Doctoral Scholars selected from across the country – from Puerto Rico to New Orleans to New York – with such diverse interests as neuropsychology research and multicultural education. Here, Spotlight offers a brief introduction to each member of the inaugural class.

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Arguments in school are not always appropriate and thus not always encouraged. But some math teachers in Manchester are insisting that their students thoughtfully and deliberately construct arguments as they analyze and defend their classwork.

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Because of the hybrid nature of charter schools, courts have a difficult time determining whether they are public or private. Indeed, charter schools have argued that they are private in order to evade state and federal laws that they do not like.