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Alumna's Legacy Continues Through Foundation

Carly's Kids—a foundation established in memory of Carly Hughes '11 to continue her passion for education and helping others—donated $10,000 to Holy Family School in Natchez, Miss., where she traveled with the Lynch School on service trips.

Professor Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Cawthorne Chair Marilyn Cochran-Smith received the Distinguished Scholar Lifetime Achievement Award from the Literary Research Association for her contributions to the field that have had a significant impact on the field of literacy theory, research, and practice.

2015 Grawemeyer Award in Education

Thomas More Brennan Professor Andy Hargreaves has been named a recipient of the 2015 Grawemeyer Award in Education from the University of Louisville for his research and writing about the development and support of effective teachers for all schools.

"States of Success" in N.E. Education

High-stakes testing, federal oversight, and services for English Language Learners were among the topics covered by three of New England's top education officials earlier this week at "States of Success," a forum the Lynch School hosted earlier this week.

City Connects Helps Students with Needs Outside of the Classroom

The program, which is housed at the Lynch School, is based on the idea that a child distracted by pain, fear, or deprivation can’t possibly do as well in school as a child without those challenges.

Future of Women-Only Universities

Professor Ana Martínez-Alemán and Kristen Renn, Ph.D. '98, comment on the rising popularity of all-female universities in the developing world.

NSF Features Lynch School Urban Science Ed

Associate Professor Michael Barnett discusses his urban science education foray into hydroponics with teens from BC's College Bound program, funded by the National Science Foundation.

Professor Delivers Lectures in Singapore

Professor Dennis Shirley delivered several lectures in Singapore earlier this year as part of his 2014 CJ Koh professorship, an appointment from the National Institute of Education.

Lynch School Ranks 5th for Alumni Salaries in Education

The Lynch School ranks fifth in the nation on a list of the top 10 colleges with the highest paid graduates in the field of education, based on salary data provided by PayScale.

Professor Discusses Child Immigration in Guatemala

Professor Brinton Lykes talks about what social and economic forces prompt children to leave their home in Guatemala, focusing on the psychological dimensions of unaccompanied child immigration.

Emerging Mobile Technology in the Classroom

Associate Professor Mike Barnett provided a perspective on a new app that solves mathematical problems and the use of such emerging technologies in the learning process.

Getting Real about Rankings in India

Research professor and director of the Center for International Higher Education, Philip Altbach, writes that creating a grading mechanism for Indian universities from scratch, particularly in a large, complex, and a disorganized system, is a massive challenge.

Lynch School Researchers Win Grant for ELL

A team led by Associate Professor Patrick Proctor has been awarded a three-year, $1.47 million grant from the US Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences to develop a program to support Spanish-speaking students as they acquire linguistic awareness and other skills that can help them learn English.

Study Highlights Success of City Connects Program

Keating Chair Mary Walsh and colleagues published a 10-year study in the American Educational Research Journal, focusing on how addressing out-of-school factors in high-poverty schools produces dramatic improvement in student grades and long-term academic success.

CIHE Director Discusses Future of University Faculty

Philip Altbach, research professor and director of the Center on International Higher Education, writes about the future of full-time tenure-track faculty positions at U.S. universities.

Professor Talks Unemployment Rates of Advanced Degree Holders

Professor David Blustein discussed the rising unemployment rates of workers holding advanced degrees.

Professor Examines Large-Scale School Reform

Thomas More Brennan Chair Andy Hargreaves analyzes the benefits of gradually reforming schools based on Wales' educational improvement strategy.

East and West on Educational Leadership

Professor Dennis Shirley and Pak Tee Ng of Singapore's National Institute of Education discuss what East and West can learn from each other about educational leadership.

Professor Discusses Trend in Indian Post-Graduate Study Abroad Plans

Research Professor Philip Altbach, director of the Center for International Higher Education, explores the reasons behind the choices of post-graduate students from India to study abroad.

Doctoral Student Helps Return Lost 9/11 Photo

Doctoral student Elizabeth Stringer Keefe has been using social media for 13 years to help identify a wedding photo found near Ground Zero after 9/11. This year, her perseverance paid off.

Associate Professor Discusses Pros and Cons of Homework

Associate Professor Eric Dearing discusses alternative homework policies with Fox News Boston, after schools have started to join parents and students alike in a cry for less or different homework.

Professor Sheds Light on Trends of International Students in Higher Education

Research professor Philip Altbach, director of the Center for International Higher Education, writes about several trends of international students in higher education.

International Leaders Discuss Andy Hargreaves' New Book

Thomas More Brennan Chair Andy Hargreaves' new book, Uplifting Leadership, was discussed by international leaders in educational research.

Lynch Leadership Academy Director Named Education Fellow

Thaly Germain, Executive Director of the Lynch Leadership Academy, has been named a 2014 Pahara-Aspen Education Fellow, a selective group of innovative leaders recognized for doing exceptional work in education.

Associate Professor Discusses Aspects of Depression

As the memorial grows for Robin Williams in the Boston Public Garden, site of a scene from "Good Will Hunting," Lynch School Associate Professor Usha Tummala-Narra discussed aspects of depression, such as its frequent connection to drug dependency, in an interview with WCVB TV News.

What High School Grades Can Indicate

Associate Professor Karen Arnold discussed her research that tracked valedictorians after their graduation as part of a piece on what high school grades can predict about later college and financial success.

New BC Grant Programs Support Faculty Research

Lynch School of Education professors Mike Barnett and David Blustein have been awarded a $30,000 grant from the Office of the Provost as part of a new internal grant initiative designed to spur research across the University.

The Global Journal Race

Philip Altbach, research professor and director of the Center for International Higher Education, writes in University World News that universities are engaged in a global arms race of publication.

Lynch School Program for Bilingual Educators First of its Kind in Mass.

The Lynch School will launch a program in September to certify bilingual education teachers who work in schools offering dual-language immersion classes where English- and Spanish-speaking students develop fluency in both languages across their academic subjects.

City Connects Progress Report Findings Show Improved Test Scores, Reduced Dropout Rates

A new report about the City Connects intervention demonstrates that addressing the out-of-school needs of students living in poverty has a significant and lasting impact on academic achievement.