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KU education programs rank among nation’s best in 2024-25 U.S. News & World Report rankings

The University of Kansas School of Education & Human Sciences is ranked among the top twenty Best Education Schools overall and No. 11 among public universities – by far the highest ranked graduate programs in the state of Kansas – in the 2024-25 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s...

KU leading project to bring coaching to teachers of math and science in special education

KU researchers are leading a project that brings video-assisted coaching techniques to math and science teachers in special education classes across the country.

Join the Institute for Policy & Social Research for doctoral research fellow presentations

An interdisciplinary cohort of KU graduate students will present their work at the IPSR Doctoral Research Fellows Reception from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 5 at the Burge Union.

2024 Gene A. Budig Lecture will explore ‘Designing the Future of Learning’

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas School of Education & Human Sciences welcomes James D. Basham, professor in the Department of Special Education, as the 2023 Budig Teaching Professorship in Special Education award recipient and featured lecturer for 2024.

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