Around the College: Nov. 29, 2017

—Pool Ip Dong, a doctoral student in early childhood education, is the 2017 National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Play Policies and Practices award recipient for Outstanding Emergent Play Researcher, awarded at the NAEYC annual meeting in Atlanta on Nov. 17. Allison Henward serves as Ip Dong's dissertation adviser.

Erica Frankenberg, associate professor of education (educational leadership) and demography, spoke with Chalkbeat about the influence of busing in the school segregation debate.

Dana Mitra, professor of education (educational theory and policy), and Andrew Pendola, a graduate student in education policy studies, authored "Exploring Student-Centered Learning in the ESSA State Plans," a blog post which was published on the Students at the Center Hub website.

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Last Updated November 29, 2017