SESP in the News: April 2017

SESP in the News: April 2017


A monthly roundup of appearances in the news media by School of Education and Social Policy faculty, researchers, and our community:

Zen Parenting Radio

April 28, 2017

Loving Bravely: A Discussion With Dr.  Alexandra Solomon

National Public Radio

April 28, 2017

A Path Out Of Poverty: Career Training + Quality Pre-K (quotes Teresa Eckrich Sommer, cites Lindsay Chase-Lansdale)


April 26, 2017

Ten Books to Get You Through the College Admissions Cycle (cites James Rosenbaum’s book Beyond College For All?)

Business Insider

April 20, 2017

Malcolm Gladwell may have been wrong about a schooling strategy many parents think will help their kids succeed  (quotes Diane Schanzenbach)

Education Week

April 19, 2017

Chicago Wants to Know Students' College, Career Plans (quotes Mesmin Destin)

Chicago Magazine

April 17, 2017

CPS Wants Students to Plan for the Future. But It Could Backfire (quotes James Rosenbaum)

Politifact New Hampshire

April 17, 2017

Does school competition lift all boats like Jeb Bush says? (quotes David Figlio) Republished by: Concord Monitor

The San Jose Mercury News,

April 15, 2017

Republished from the Washington Post

Cepeda: Does redshirting kindergartners really help them? (quotes Diane Schanzenbach) Republished by: Las Vegas Review-Journal, 4/15 Albuquerque Journal, 4/16 The Arizona Desert Sun, 4/15 Lincoln Journal Star, 4/15 Sioux City Journal, 4/15 Among many others

The New York Times

April 15, 2015

Supply-Side Economics, but for Liberals (quotes Diane Schanzenbach) 

National Public Radio

April 14, 2017

Ready Or Not (For Kindergarten), Some Research Says, Enroll Anyway (quotes Diane Schanzenbach) 

Al Jazeera English

April 12, 2017

The Trump Show: Fault Lines (features Dan McAdams)

Naperville Sun (Chicago Tribune)

April 11, 2017

Report suggests little benefit to delaying kindergarten (quotes Diane Schanzenbach)

Washington Post

April 9, 2017

DeVos praises this voucher-like program. Here’s what it means for school reform. (quotes David Figlio) Republished by: Chicago Tribune, 4/9 Baltimore Sun, 4/9 Miami Herald, 4/9

By Julie Deardorff
Last Modified: 5/17/17