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Karen Thompson, assistant professor in the College of Education, received a Research-Practice Partnership Grant from the Spencer Foundation to investigate a variety of policy and practice questions, such as the time necessary for ELs in the state to attain English proficiency, the effect of exiting EL services on later outcomes, and whether EL students with disabilities are disproportionately represented in special education.
Sunddip Aguilar, an instructor at Oregon State University College of Education, said pod clusters and technology integration are transforming curriculum for the better.
His love of education was encouraged by his former principal at Duncan Chapel Elementary school, Jay Casbon, who later became his mentor at Lewis and Clark College in Portland and the Oregon State University in Bend, Oregon where Scott earned his doctorate.
The socioeconomic status of the student body and the college or university’s revenue and expenditures serve as a predictors of a student’s chances of success at four-year broad access colleges and universities, said Gloria Crisp, an associate professor in OSU’s College of Education.
In the analysis, Karen Thompson, an assistant professor in the College of Education, also found that the math obstacle was often more pronounced in students not proficient in English.