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US News & World Report highlights KU online education programs in 2023 rankings

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas School of Education & Human Sciences has two programs ranked among the nation’s best in the 2023 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Online Programs,” released Jan. 24.

'Improbable Probabilities' tells unlikely story of education scholar Yong Zhao's journey from poverty to international acclaim

LAWRENCE — It is improbable that a child born in a remote village in 1960s China to a family of illiterate parents whose main concern in life was to find the next meal would grow up to become an internationally known scholar and educational leader.

KU Kudos: Jayhawk faculty and staff achievements, December 2022

LAWRENCE — It's time to celebrate Jayhawk colleagues' achievements: KU News Service accepted submissions and combed websites, social media and newsletters for recent external honors and awards for current faculty and staff at the Lawrence, Edwards and Medical Center campuses and affiliates.

Study finds school choice not offered equitably to low-income, less-educated families, who are forced to compromise more

LAWRENCE — Every parent wants the best possible school for their children. But as the saying goes, you can’t always get what you want. 

School of Education & Human Sciences recognized for leadership in continuous improvement in honor of Frank Murray

LAWRENCE – The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) announced today that the University of Kansas is one of 32 providers from 16 states, Puerto Rico and Jordan to receive recognition for their leadership and commitment to continuous improvement.

University of Kansas names five new distinguished professors

LAWRENCE – Five University of Kansas professors have joined elite company by being named distinguished professors.

Five KU staff, faculty members take on additional diversity, equity responsibilities

LAWRENCE – Five individuals at the University of Kansas are taking on enhanced roles in diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging, either as a promotion or an expansion of their current responsibilities:

KU announces featured speakers for the 2021 Virtual Summer Conference

LAWRENCE — The School of Education & Human Sciences at the University of Kansas has announced the featured speakers for each session of the 2021 Strategies for Educational Improvement Summer Conference, a virtual multisession professional development series.

KU chancellor announces promotion and tenure for 169 faculty and researchers for fall 2021

LAWRENCE – Chancellor Douglas A. Girod has approved the promotion and award of tenure, where indicated, for 80 individuals at the University of Kansas Lawrence and Edwards campuses and 89 individuals at the KU Medical Center campuses.

Back to the Future: Time to Redesign virtual summer conference hosted as multisession series for educators

LAWRENCE — The School of Education & Human Sciences at the University of Kansas will host the 14th annual Strategies for Educational Improvement Summer Conference for the region’s PK-12 educators as a virtual multisession series.

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