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Vote Online for Schoolhouse Garden Seeds of Change® Grant

Service-Learning Program's Edison Schoolhouse Garden has entered in the Seeds of Change® Grant Program (seedsofchangegrant.com). We are asking your your help in supporting our submission during the public voting phase (April 1 - April 21) of the grant application process. Each person has the opportunity to vote one time per day until April 21. After that, only the top 50 applications that receive the most votes move on to the final judging phase.

Judy Newman featured in Indian news site

The article below was published March 31, 2014 in The Hindu, one of the largest English-language news outlets in India.

Early intervention hastens progress of special children, says expert

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COE students build basketball court in Dominican Republic

College of Education students recently returned from a trip to the Dominican Republic as part of a class, "Global Citizenship- Dominican Republic Seminar," taught by Counseling Psychology GTF Kelsey South. For more about their trip, see the full story at Courts for Kids.

Friendship, partnership and scholarship: COE doc students aim to help tribal communities

College has a way of bringing people together in interesting and unexpected ways, often resulting in new opportunities. Recognizing and seizing those opportunities when they arrive is a matter of experience, luck and a general openness to saying yes. "Opportunity" is a word that Jill Dolata and Allison Wilson use often when describing their work on two scholarly endeavors related to tribal communities, both of which resulted from being in the right place at the right time.

Two COE students awarded at Grad Student Research Forum

From Around the O

Six University of Oregon graduate students were each awarded a $1,000 prize Friday for their winning efforts in the Poster Session of the 5th annual Graduate Student Research Forum, among whom were two students from the College of Education.

COE students drawn to 'Rehearsals for Life'

New Practicum for Spring 2014: Fundraising!

Crow '52 used UO education degree to unlock the world

Getting ready for Common Core

The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are not entirely new. Educational standards have been molded, debated, rethought and rolled out for the past two decades. The controversy around CCSS isn't new either, as anyone who paid attention to No Child Left Behind knows. We've had standards pretty much since we realized that American students were falling behind other developed nations, so improving our status, along with preparing students for college and careers, is CCSS' ostensible purpose. CCSS-oriented curriculums began rolling out in Oregon this year, though the assessments, a.k.a.

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