Tagged: SED

SED hosting Deaf Deaf World event tonight

SED‘s Deaf Studies Program is hosting an expected 300 attendees for their Deaf Deaf World (DDW) event tonight from 5-7 in the GSU’s Metcalf Ballroom.  The event will be is an opportunity for ASL, Deaf Studies and Deaf Education graduate students to step out and begin to experience and appreciate Deaf Culture and learn about […]

SED junior pinning tonight

The School of Education (SED) will host their annual Junior Pinning ceremony tonight at 7:30 PM in SMG 105.  SED established the event to honor students as they enter the final professional coursework of their academic programs and to provide an opportunity for those students to celebrate their commitment to the education profession. During this […]

“Reaching Out” Part Six: Educating Families for Life in the States

The final installment of BU Today’s “Reaching Out” series focuses on the School of Education’s (SED) Intergenerational Literacy Program, an component of the long-stading collaboration between the Chelsea Public Schools and BU. The program, which supports both children and their parents, is designed to teach English and equip families with the skills and information needed to […]

Waiting for Superman

SED is hosting a screening of Waiting for Superman, an acclaimed documentary from Academy Award-winning director Davis Guggenheim tonight at the Coolidge Corner Theatre at 7PM. The filmmaker takes an in-depth look at the current state of public education in the US, spotlighting the lives of five public school students and several educators in their pursuit […]

Joan Salge Blake and Hardin Coleman talk about health & nutrition education and healthy school lunches

Registered Dietitian and Sargent Clinical Associate Professor Joan Salge Blake and School of Education Dean Hardin Coleman joined us this morning on UStream for a live chat about the importance of healthy school lunches. They also talked about the importance of health and nutrition education. You can view the full chat below:

SED’s Scott Seider discusses Shelter

Seider’s new book Shelter: Where Harvard Meets the Homeless was released today.  Here is what he had to say:

US Secretary of Education’s Year 2

United States Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is currently completing his first year in office.  Dean of SED Hardin Coleman offers his thoughts on what Duncan should focus on during his second year:

SED sends TFA steady stream of grads

SED was recently ranked in the top twenty large universities for the amount of graduates it provided to the 2010 Teach for America (TFA) corps. Out of the 4,500 new corps members in 2010, 35 of them came from Boston University.  Director of Educational Initiatives at SED Amy Slate said, “We have found our partnership […]

SED’s Amy Baltzell on CBS Sunday Morning

http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=6365158n&tag=api

MA Drop Out Rates

The Massachusetts Graduation and Dropout Prevention and Recovery Commission met last week and determined that there is cause for the commission to recommend upping the mandatory school attendance age from 16 to 18.  Boston University School of Education Dean Hardin Coleman extensively studied high school truancy and is available to for comment on this, and […]