Tag: SED

Boston University School of Education Partners with City Year on Scholarship Program

Three City Year participants to be awarded “give a year” scholarship annually CONTACT: Kira Jastive 617-358-1240 or kjastive@bu.edu, Nicole Moro 617-353-3246 or nmoro@bu.edu (Boston) – The Boston University School of Education (SED) today announced that it has partnered with City Year, whose mission is focused on fighting the national dropout crisis, on their “give a year” program […]

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:

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 […]