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    Dr. Jonathan Plucker

    Dr. Jonathan Plucker

    February 23, 2015: Can Gifted Education Survive the Common Core?
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    February 23, 2015: NEW from Fordham: Common Core and America's High-Achieving Students
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    February 19, 2015: School Districts Look To Possibly Move To A 4-Day Week
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    February 18, 2015: Edu-Scholar Alumni Weigh in on Curry Conversation
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    Feb. 9, 2015: Group seeks to close the ‘excellence gap’ in nation’s elite public schools (Washington Post)
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    Dec. 20, 2014: Another view: Pence should return to the table
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    Nov. 5, 2014: Is Human Intelligence Rising With Each Generation?
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    Nov. 2,2014: Common Core stirs fear of too many tests
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    Oct. 16, 2014: A shocking statistic about the quality of education research
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    August 2014: Reaction to Replication Research paper
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    April 11, 2014: Fairfax program seeks to close the ‘excellence gap’
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    Oct. 22, 2013: Report: ‘Excellence Gap’ Growing Among American Students
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    Feb. 18, 2013: Dr. Plucker invited to speak at major Saudi Arabian conference.

    Dr. Plucker is presenting a paper in the International Exhibition and Forum for Education 2013 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Click Here to see the conference flyer. (Achieving the Eureka Moment through a Creative Classroom Environment)

    Sep. 10, 2012: For Education Policy Expert Plucker, UConn Move is Homecoming

    For Jonathan Plucker, one of the nationally prominent scholars attracted to the University of Connecticut by an ambitious new faculty hiring plan, a move to Storrs is both a new beginning and a homecoming.

    The Montville, Conn. native, who has become widely recognized both in and outside his field as an expert in evaluation and educational policy, earned both his bachelor’s degree in chemistry education and his MA in educational psychology at UConn. He joins the UConn faculty from Indiana University, where he was director of the Center for Evaluation and Education Policy.