The Stanford University School of Education
(SUSE), is one of the seven schools of Stanford University
. It is the second-oldest school of education
in the United States
, after NYU
. Its mission is "to continue as a world leader in ground-breaking, cross-disciplinary inquiries that shape educational practices, their conceptual underpinnings, and the professions that serve the enterprise."
Many prominent educational theories
, and inventions have come from, or been influenced by, the School of Education, including the Stanford-Binet IQ test
and various LeapFrog
The School of Education was founded in 1891 as the Department of the History and Art of Education
, and was one of the original twenty-one departments at the newly incorporated Stanford University. It awarded its first Ph.D.
in 1916, and in 1917 was renamed the School of Education. The School of Education building and Cubberley Library were built in 1938, and the STEP program was established in 1959. In 2001, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
donated $5 million to establish the School Redesign Network. Stanford established a charter school
, the East Palo Alto Academy, which has been managed by its New Schools initiative since then. In 2008, the faculty decided unanimously to make scholarly articles available as open educational resources
, the first such move by a school of education.
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