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CEHD ranks among top 25 schools of education

U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools U.S. News and World Report has released its annual rankings of graduate schools, ranking the University of MInnesota College of Education and Human Development No. 23 overall and No. 14 among all public professional schools of education. Four academic programs ranked among the top 10 in the country.

"I am proud of the research, teaching, and learning that we offer at the College of Education and Human Development, and we will be building on our strengths in the coming year," said Dean Jean K. Quam. "We are re-envisioning our teacher preparation programs for today's classroom through our Teacher Education Redesign Initiative. Through a planning process we call Vision 2020, we are also focusing on diversity, technology and innovation, and excellence in research as we strengthen our areas of excellence."

U.S. News calculates its rankings based on quality assessments from peer institutions and school superintendents nationwide; student selectivity; and faculty resources, which include student-faculty ratio and faculty awards; as well as support for research.

The programs that ranked in the top 10 within their discipline were: developmental psychology, No. 1; special education, No. 7; educational psychology, No. 9; counseling and student personnel psychology, No. 10.

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