News Tag: Neuman

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Susan Neuman’s book cited by Nicholas Kristof in a NY Times Op-Ed

Tags: diversity and social justice, neuman

Research conducted by Neuman and co-author Donna Celano focused on two neighborhoods in Philadelphia and showed markedly different outcomes for students who lived in different zip codes and socio-economic environments.

Friday, December 07, 2012

Susan Neuman's book nominated for outstanding book of the year

Tags: digital signage, literacy, neuman

Giving Our Children a Fighting Chance: Poverty, Literacy, and the Development of Information Capital, published by Teachers College Press, and authored by Susan B. Neuman and Donna Celano, has been nominated by Teachers College Press as outstanding book of the year (2012) to AERA and the American Prose Society.

Monday, July 16, 2012

Susan Neuman says differences in information capital a cause of class inequality in the U.S.

Tags: digital signage, early childhood, early literacy, educational studies, inequality, neuman

In a letter in the Christian Science Monitor, Neuman writes "children from low-income areas need greater access to books, computers, and the Internet as well as assistance from capable adult mentors and often underfunded public libraries."

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Susan Neuman appointed to a committee tasked with raising accrediting standards for teacher education programs

Tags: digital signage, neuman, teacher education

The CAEP commission is charged with developing standards that will bring greater rigor to education preparation, while also fostering innovation and continuous improvement.

Friday, November 18, 2011

Susan Neuman speaks about early cognitive development on Michigan Radio News

Tags: digital signage, early childhood, expertise, neuman

She says the best early childhood education programs are those that strengthen a parent’s ability to become their child’s best teacher in those first years of life.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Susan Neuman comments on public libraries' attempts to reach children

Tags: digital signage, literacy, neuman

In an A.P. story, she says that libraries are "no longer a place where people are saying 'shush' all the time."

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Susan Neuman comments on Michigan AYP results

Tags: digital signage, expertise, k-12, neuman, policy

In articles in the Detroit Free Press and the Detroit News, Neuman comments on the results that show 79 percent of Michigan Schools achieved Adequate Yearly Progress, a decline from the previous year.

Wednesday, June 08, 2011

Helping pre-K children get a jumpstart on success

Tags: community engagement, early childhood, early literacy, literacy, neuman

Jumpstart is an AmeriCorps program partnered with U-M through which university students work with low-income, at-risk preschool students on language, literacy, and social skills.

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Susan Neuman in the NY Times on the need to provide books to children

Tags: digital signage, literacy, neuman

Neuman explains that low-income families buy books when they can and talks about the effects of pre- and after-school programs that lack books.

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