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Heeding a Papal Call to Action

Principals, teachers and students from nearly 30 Catholic schools throughout the Northeast joined BC's Roche Center for Catholic Education for a close look at how they can help fulfill Pope Francis' vision of faith in action.

PSAP Alumna Shapes BPS Curriculum

Kerry Dunne, Ed.D. '12 and the Boston Public School District's director of history and social studies, helped revise the district's history curriculum to include Boston's history of court-ordered school desegregation.

Taking the Lead in Family Engagement

Asscociate Professor Eric Dearing wrote on the importance of leadership in family engagement in honor of the President's Day holiday.

Alumni and Students Speak at Careers for Change

A panel of Lynch School alumni and students spoke about their non-traditional paths to Lynch and how their graduate degrees and experiences parlayed them to where they are now. 

Double Eagle Named Teacher of the Year

Natalie DiFusco-Funk, B.Ed. '03, M.Ed. '08, was named the 2015 Salem City Schools Division Teacher of the Year in Salem, Va., where she is currently a fifth-grade teacher.

Overcoming Barriers to Student Success

City Connects, based at the Lynch School's Center for Optimized Student Success, is already at work addressing the out-of-school factors that account for two-thirds of the achievement gap between low-income students and their peers.

New Video Highlights Impact of Urban Catholic Teacher Corps

UCTC combines a commitment to social justice with faith-based learning while serving urban students in Boston Catholic schools.

Goodman's Mentoring Earns Award

A passion for empowering her graduate students to effect change earned Professor Lisa Goodman a 2014 Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award, presented annually to faculty who have inspired students to work to benefit society.

The Future of India's Higher Ed

Research Professor Philip Altbach, director of the Center for International Higher Education, discusses his report on India's higher education system's "state of extensive decay."

City Connects Continues Success in Ohio

A Springfield, Ohio school is seeing growth under direction from City Connects, a program based out of the Lynch School's Center for Optimized Student Support.

The Psychology of Entrepreneurship

Lecturer Julia Whitcavitch-DeVoy discusses the psychology behind four main areas of successful entrepreneurship in an interview with the Boston Business Journal.

Affluence and Adolescents

A study co-authored by Associate Professor Eric Dearing is highlighted in coverage of a recent shooting death, reportedly of a wealthy father by his son in a dispute over an allowance.

Higher Ed Lessons Abroad

Research Professor Philip Altbach, director of the Center for International Higher Education, discussed the models of tuition-free higher education already in place abroad.

Influencers in Education

Brennan Chair Andy Hargreaves and Cawthorne Chair Marilyn Cochran-Smith have been ranked in the top 50 on the 2015 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence list by Education Week.

Global "Academic Inbreeding"

Research Professor Philip Altbach, director of the Center for International Higher Education, and CIHE Associate Director Laura Rumbley found that "faculty inbreeding is common worldwide" in their new global study on "academic inbreeding."