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Reducing Teachers’ Stress Leads to Higher Quality Classrooms

05/02/16

Teachers who regularly use stress-reducing strategies increase their abilities to cope with the demands of the career and are positioned to be more effective teachers.

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Class of 2016: Refugees, Language and Identity

05/01/16

From Syrians living in Lebanon to Iraqis living in Central, Virginia, Fares Karam is discovering how learning English plays a role in refugees' education.

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Class of 2016: Creating Autism-Friendly Theater Experiences For Children

05/01/16

During her time at the Curry School, Ana Mendleson founded the Autism Theatre Project, an organization making live theater assessable for children with sensory sensitivity.

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Ed Policy Ph.D Alumna Reflects on Her Time at Curry and in the MPP Dual Degree Program

04/26/16

Eva Galdo discusses her current work and reflects on her time in the VEST Program.

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Prof. Castleman: How to Pay for Success in Higher Education

04/25/16

Prof. Ben Castleman and Zach Sullivan, an EdPolicyWorks graduate student, write a new blog posting about success in higher education and student loans.

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Ed Policy Graduate Student Joins AEI’s 2016 Academy on Education Policy

04/24/16

The American Enterprise Institute announces the 2016 Ed Policy Academy cohort and it includes Preston Magouirk, an Education Policy doctoral student.

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Digital Kids Test Classroom Management Skills of Teachers-in-Training

04/18/16

Standing in front of a classroom for the first time is already nerve-wracking for teachers in training. So what happens when that kid in the third row slips out his cell phone?

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‘Digital Badge’: An Alternative Way to Certify Early Education Teachers

04/12/16

A partnership between researchers at the Curry School and Minnieland Academy has the potential to introduce another avenue for early childhood teachers could become certified.

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Student Profile: Francisca Romo Aims to Return to Chile and Make a Difference

04/12/16

Student profile of Francisca Romo

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Curry Innovation Majors Support High School Creatives in TomTom’s First-Ever Youth Summit

04/11/16

Students majoring in Youth and Social Innovation at the Curry School of Education are fulfilling their commitment to create unique opportunities for adolescence to thrive.

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Study: VA Schools’ Threat Assessment Teams Show No Racial Discipline Gap While Preventing Violence

03/17/16

New research finds that threat assessment teams in Virginia public schools show no racial disparities in discipline while preventing violence in VA schools.

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The Curry School Climbs in 2017 U.S. News & World Report Graduate School Rankings

03/16/16

The Curry School and four of its programs increased their national rankings in the annual U.S. & World Report rankings of graduate schools.

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EdPolicyWorks Researchers Led Over 21 Key Presentations at AEFP

03/13/16

Faculty and graduate students doing research in education policy authored a number of key presentations from early childhood to college access at the AEFP conference.

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Prof. Castleman: Big Data, Meet Behavioral Science

03/11/16

n Castleman, an assistant professor at EdPolicyWorks and Curry, write a new blog posting about behavioral science and big data.

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Students Raise the Bar at Annual Research Conference

02/29/16

Presenters treated attendees to a breadth of high-quality research in the annual entirely student-run conference.

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UVA Curry School Joins National Effort to Get 100k New STEM Teachers In Schools by 2021

02/25/16

The Curry School has been selected to join 100Kin10, a national network working to bring 100,000 new excellent STEM teachers into schools by 2021.

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Media Alert: Sports Concussions Expert, MacArthur Genius Award Recipient to Speak at UVA

02/25/16

On Friday, February 26 at 12:30pm, renowned sports concussion researcher and University of Virginia alumnus Kevin Guskiewicz will offer the 2016 Mary and Butch Slaughter Lecture.

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TEDxUVA Features Prof. Castleman and Others From the Batten School

02/24/16

Prof. Castleman and others at the Batten School shine in the TEDxUVA event.

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New Grant Aims to Help Develop Children’s Executive Functions (EF), Math, and Science Skills

02/22/16

The University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education received a grant from the Heising-Simons Foundation to develop and test an intervention that includes an online course and pr

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Six Myths of Gifted Education That Lead to Overlooking Talented Minority Students

02/11/16

Three Curry School of Education researchers describe the origins of the gifted gap, and suggest some ways it can be closed.

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