Air University assistant professors win ILA award for research on positive student feedback > Maxwell Air Force Base > Display

Letitia Denham

MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. —

Two Air University assistant professors received high honors for their research paper examining why students continually give remarkably positive feedback for one of the university’s courses.

Dr. John Hinck and Dr. Steven Davis won the International Leadership Association’s 2020 SAGE Most Publishable Leadership Education Paper award for their study on the impact the Leader Development Course for Squadron Command is having on students.

Hinck

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University student killed by stray bullet on 1st visit to New York City

Letitia Denham

A 20-year-old Indiana college student was struck and killed by a stray bullet on a trip to New York City, a place he had dreamed of visiting since seeing Spider-Man as a child, his parents said.



a car parked on the side of a building: Scene in Brooklyn, New York where an Indiana University student was killed by a stray bullet while sitting on the stoop, Oct. 24, 2020.


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Scene in Brooklyn, New York where an Indiana University student was killed by a stray bullet while sitting on the stoop, Oct. 24, 2020.

Ethan Williams, a student at Indiana University in

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University of Utah settles with family of murdered student Lauren McCluskey and renames its violence prevention center in her honor

Letitia Denham

The University of Utah has settled two lawsuits with the parents of Lauren McCluskey, a 21-year-old student who was killed by an ex-boyfriend she had complained about to police more than 20 times.



Sadie Feighan looking at the camera: Lauren McCluskey


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Lauren McCluskey

McCluskey’s body was found in the back seat of a car on campus two years ago. She had been shot and killed by 37-year-old Melvin Rowland, a convicted sex offender who

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Portland Public Schools socks away $20 million in reserves, rural teachers call in sick after student tests positive for COVID: The week in education

Letitia Denham

Portland Public Schools spent some $8 million to provide Chromebooks for all of its students in the spring and another $10 million on coronavirus-related expenses so far this school year.

Still, the state’s largest district began this school year with more money than it anticipated through a mix of austerity measures and federal grants. And it’s putting away about $20 million as district accountants expect Gov. Kate Brown’s 2021-23 biennium

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Highlighting Strategies for Student Success

Letitia Denham

Within five days of school closure in March, Pajaro Valley Unified in Watsonville successfully implemented distance learning that included distributing 15,000 Chromebooks and 1,000 hot spots so that all 20,000 students had a device.

In this webinar, Supt. Michelle Rodriguez and Rolling Hills Middle School Principal Ivan Alcaraz speak to EdSource’s John Fensterwald about how the district has provided social and emotional supports to students and staff during this transition,

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