Cornell, Ithaca College offer masters program in ag education

ITHACA, N.Y. – Cornell University and Ithaca College will offer a new Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) program to help meet growing demand for qualified agricultural educators. Students in the graduate program will earn a degree in agriculture education from Ithaca College in collaboration with Cornell Connect, a program of the College of Agriculture […]

Gov. Cuomo must balance school accountability with post-recession realities

Expectations of greater accountability for schools and teachers are among many proposals in New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s State of the State Address today. John Sipple, director of the New York State Center for Rural Schools and professor of Development Sociology at Cornell, says that the governor needs to balance the issues of greater school […]

Black students and the preschool-to-prison pipeline

Travis Gosa, an expert on race relations, African American History and professor of African American Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at Cornell University, says the data released Friday by the Education Department’s civil rights office reveal frightening racial disparities in early childhood education. Gosa says:  “While black students comprise about 18 percent […]

Gov. Jeb Bush, SUNY’s Nancy Zimpher American education at Cornell Oct. 24

CORNELL UNIVERSITY MEDIA ADVISORY Gov. Jeb Bush, SUNY’s Nancy Zimpher American education at Cornell Oct. 24  WHAT:          “What do we do now? Education in America” featuring Gov. Jeb Bush and SUNY Chancellor Zimpher WHEN:          Thursday, Oct. 24 at 5:30 p.m.        WHERE:        Bailey Hall on the Cornell University campus    NOTE:           Admission […]

Cornell proud to lead latest class of ‘Say Yes’ partners

CORNELL UNIVERSITY MEDIA RELATIONS OFFICE Sept. 18, 2013 Cornell proud to lead latest class of ‘Say Yes’ partners This morning, Cornell University is among a group of 11 higher education institutions joining forces with Say Yes to Education Inc., a national non-profit that helps children in urban school districts go to college and partners with […]

Genetic markers tied to educational success, finds new study

CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS RELEASE FOR RELEASE:  June 3, 2013 Contact: Syl Kacapyr Phone: (607) 255-7701 vpk6@cornell.edu Genetic markers tied to educational success, finds new study ITHACA, N.Y. – A team of researchers directed by Cornell University has identified genetic markers that predict educational attainment by pooling data from more than 125,000 individuals in the United […]