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Schanzenbach: Redshirting Generally 'Not Worth It'

Redshirting, or delaying a child’s entry into kindergarten, may do more harm than good, Northwestern University’s Diane Schanzenbach wrote in the summer issue of Education Next.

Women’s Conference Highlights ‘Intersectional Feminism’

An borrowed from Dove’s viral “Choose Beautiful” campaign, kicked off Northwestern’s first Women’s Empowerment Conference, where ETHS students, staff and Northwestern volunteers discussed everything from dress coding and microaggressions to stereotypes and “intersectional feminism,” which describes how the feminist movement can be more diverse and inclusive.

How Teachers Lose Connections

When teachers move to a new grade or lose a leadership position, the change can sever important work relationships, suggests new research from Northwestern University’s School of Education and Social Policy.

Northwestern MSLOC Students Help Motorola Find Solutions

When Motorola Solutions, Inc. wanted to reinvent the way it trained leaders, the company turned to students in Northwestern University’s Master’s in Learning and Organizational Change (MSLOC) program for a fresh perspective.

Northwestern Hosts Leadership Conference for ETHS Women

Northwestern University’s School of Education and Social Policy is hosting the Women’s Empowerment Conference for Evanston Township High School (ETHS) students to discuss women’s leadership and gender equity.

McAdams Featured in National Podcast '1A'

Presidents should be judged on their character and competence rather than their mental health, Northwestern University psychologist Dan McAdams said on “1A,” a live, daily WAMU radio program distributed nationally by National Public Radio.

Northwestern Hosts Free Screening of ‘Beyond Measure’

A free public screening of Beyond Measure, a documentary that looks at schools on the cutting edge of education reform, will be held April 19 at Northwestern University.

Figlio: A Leading Voice on Vouchers

Journalists looking for rigorous studies on vouchers are turning to the work of Northwestern University economist David Figlio, a national expert on school vouchers and their effects.

12 Economic Truths About Climate Change

Over the next 70 years, every state in the U.S. is projected to experience increasing temperatures, according to a new report on the economic facts of climate change, co-authored by Northwestern University’s Diane Schanzenbach, director of The Hamilton Project at the Brookings Institution.

Teachers: Register Now for Annual Baxter Symposium

Registration for Northwestern University’s 6th Annual Baxter Symposium and summer workshops opens Friday, March 31.