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Hirshberg featured as “expert” in WalletHub.com story on the most and least educated cities in America

Dr. Diane Hirshberg, professor of education policy, was one of the experts tapped to provide some perspective on how cities can attract and retain a highly educated workforce as well as thoughts on the impact of COVID-19 on the education system. Read more about > Hirshberg featured as “expert” in WalletHub.com story on the most and least educated cities in America

2020-07-22T18:03:14-08:00July 23rd, 2020|Categories: CAEPR, News|Tags: , |

Diane Hirshberg published in the 2020 issue of the UArctic Magazine Shared Voices

Diane Hirshberg, Professor of Education Policy, wrote a thought piece on challenges in distance learning in Arctic postsecondary education along with Paul Wasko of UAA’s Academic Innovations & eLearning. Titled “Learning from the Crisis: Issues in Strengthening Online Learning for the Future,” the article highlights both the possibilities for transforming online learning, and the challenges facing faculty, students, institutions, and communities. Read more about > Diane Hirshberg published in the 2020 issue of the UArctic Magazine Shared Voices

2020-07-14T16:22:27-08:00July 14th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |

CAEPR researchers testify about teacher turnover to the Alaska Legislature

On Wednesday, March 18, Dr. Dayna DeFeo, Director of the Center for Alaska Education Policy Research, and Dr. Diane Hirshberg, Professor of Education Policy, testified to the Alaska Legislature’s House Education Committee. Their testimony wove together major findings from seven CAEPR research studies to explore teacher supply, demand, retention, turnover, and competition in Alaska and relative to the lower 48. They shared some of Alaska’s areas of opportunity in meeting the need to staff its classrooms with high-quality educators, including expanding efforts to grow our “homegrown” teacher pipeline, improving working conditions that drive turnover, particularly in rural Alaska, and ensuring that compensation structures are on par with other states. DeFeo and Hirshberg’s presentation followed a discussion of current educator turnover research from REL Northwest. Read more about > CAEPR researchers testify about teacher turnover to the Alaska Legislature

2020-06-23T13:48:56-08:00March 20th, 2020|Categories: CAEPR, News|Tags: , , , |

Dr. Diane Hirshberg interviewed about transition to teaching online

Faculty member Diane Hirshberg was interviewed by the High North News about challenges facing educators and students across the Circumpolar North as schools and universities are asked to move their teaching online.

2020-03-19T12:05:29-08:00March 19th, 2020|Categories: CAEPR, News|Tags: , |

Dr. Hirshberg presents at education conference in Finland and will co-edit a new book on circumpolar education

Dr. Diane Hirshberg traveled to Joensuu, Finland to meet with collaborators on a new project called Enhancing Equity and Inclusion in Education in Circumpolar North (EICN). Funded by the Danish Agency for Science and Higher Education (DASHE) in support of UArctic Networking Activities on Arctic Research and Education, the […]

2019-12-02T12:09:19-09:00December 10th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

U.S. Department of Education releases study co-authored by Diane Hirshberg on Title VI Indian Education Formula Grants

Dr. Diane Hirshberg is co-author of a just-released report on how districts and schools use Title VI Indian Education Formula Grants. The study examines the implementation of the Title VI grants and addresses the services that Title VI funds support, how grantees work with stakeholders to identify program-eligible children, and how they measure progress toward their project objectives. This study, led by SRI International, was conducted for the U.S. Department of Education Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development Policy and Program Studies Service. Read more about > U.S. Department of Education releases study co-authored by Diane Hirshberg on Title VI Indian Education Formula Grants

2019-11-07T16:37:50-09:00November 8th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Preliminary Results from ICOR Survey Now Available

The Improving Childcare Outcomes Research (ICOR) project, with Diane Hirshberg as part of the team, is expanding the definition of culturally responsive teaching from its current K-12 focus to include early childhood education. This involves creating and assessing the effectiveness of new professional development aimed at strengthening culturally responsive practices […]

2019-10-04T14:53:22-08:00October 14th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |

DeFeo and Hirshberg talk with Education Week about teacher turnover in rural Alaska

ISER researchers Dayna DeFeo, director of the Center for Alaska Education Policy Research and Diane Hirshberg, professor of education policy, were featured prominently in Education Week for a recent article on teacher turnover in Alaska.Read more about > DeFeo and Hirshberg talk with […]

2020-04-21T11:02:49-08:00October 11th, 2019|Categories: CAEPR, News|Tags: , , , , , |