The British publication Lancet, one of the world’s leading medical journals, has retracted a 1998 research study that touched off years of speculation that common childhood vaccines caused autism.
The study by Dr. Andrew Wakefield claimed that vaccines for mumps, measles and rubella caused autism, a neurodevelopmental disorder... Read more »
The idea of self-plagiarism “on first impression sounds like an oxymoron,” Perry Zirkel, professor of education and law, writes in an opinion article titled "A Study of Self-Plagiarism" appearing in Inside Higher Ed. "As a matter of intellectual ownership, how could one plagiarize one’s own ideas?"... Read more »
More than 100 people came out earlier this week as Lehigh launched a community school partnership with Broughal Middle School. The Center for Developing Urban Educational Leaders (CDUEL) in the College of Education is leading this unique partnership in an effort to expand opportunities for... Read more »
The timing was ripe earlier this summer when Ed Shapiro visited Capitol Hill to talk with congressional staffers about methods of identifying and helping young children who have difficulties learning math and reading.
Days after Shapiro shared his expertise, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced that Pennsylvania and 16 other... Read more »