Good school culture crucial for closing achievement gap

Improving the professional culture of Wisconsin schools is critical for improving the achievement gap between students of color and white students. That’s the finding of a recently completed report from the Wisconsin Educator Effectiveness Research Partnership. Curtis Jones, director of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Office of Socially Responsible Evaluation in Education, led the three-year study […]

UWM joins MATC, Mount Mary to improve nutrition education

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee Area Technical College and Mount Mary University are combining efforts to improve and expand access to nutrition and dietetics education, with a special emphasis on diversifying the workforce. The three institutions recently received a $30,000 Higher Education Challenge Planning Grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to plan pathways for […]