Cindi and Tony Williams of Washington state are the parents of recently admitted UI REACH student Joshua Williams. They recount their experience of finding the right higher education program for their son in a column in The Seattle Times.
College of Education
The UI’s Chris Ogren, associate professor of the history of education in the Department of Educational Policy and Leadership Studies, spoke with Iowa Public Radio Talk of Iowa host Charity Nebbe about the history of education in the U.S. and how schools prepare children for college, careers, and engaged citizenship.
Research by Nicholas A. Bowman, director of the University of Iowa Center for Research on Undergraduate Education, shows that admission officers at selective colleges are more likely to offer spots to low-income students if they have a better understanding of the high schools those students attend.