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New Research Finds Academic Ability of New York Teachers Has Significantly Increased

12/05/14

New research out of EdPolicyWorks signals a resurgence of interest in teaching in public schools as a respected and worthy career and the rising status of the teaching profession.

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Student Profile: Helyn Kim Returns to Curry to Focus on Researching Early Foundational Skills

12/05/14

Helyn Kim, a graduate student in EP-ADS Ph.D program, discusses why she returned to Curry and the educational research she is doing.

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Students Make a Difference for Youth in First Semester of New Major

12/01/14

The pioneering students who enrolled in the Curry School’s new Youth and Social Innovation major rolled up their sleeves and went right to work improving a local youth mentoring program.

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Study Identifies Why Re-Educating Torturers May Not Work

11/20/14

Rachel Wahl, an assistant professor in U.Va.’s Curry School of Education, found that human rights educators working in India revealed a fundamental misunderstanding of police and military officers’ moral compasses.

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Student Profile: Micela Leis Wants Every Child to Feel Excited About Going to School

11/17/14

Remember those days as a child, waking up and feeling excited about going to school? Micela Leis does vividly. It’s one of the reasons she became a teacher

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U.VA. MEDIA ALERT: ‘Vocal Hygiene’ Workshop Designed to Educate Oft-Spoken Professionals

11/17/14

On Nov. 19, from 4 to 6:30 p.m., Aliaa Khidr, will present a “Vocal Hygiene” workshop designed for teachers and other voice-users.

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Student Spotlight: Mindy Adnot Tackles Tough Teacher Evaluation Issues

11/12/14

Mindy Adnot, a student researcher at EdPolicyWorks, discuss about her work at Curry on teacher evaluation systems.

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Curry Early Childhood Researchers Sign Consensus Letter to Support Increased Investments

11/12/14

Curry researchers in early childhood are founding signatures in an open letter to increase investments in high-quality early childhood education.

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U.Va. Researcher Aims to Improve Gifted Education for Urban, Rural Students

11/09/14

Gifted education has long been a staple for middle- and upper-class students living in suburban America. Prof. Carolyn Callahan is working to ensure that students in rural and urban schools receive similar opportunities.

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Alumna Laura Brock Reflects on her Research Training at Curry

11/04/14

Laura Brock, a Curry graduate and former VEST alumna, talks about her time at U.Va. and research colleagues she has continued to work with at Curry.

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Does It Work? Curry’s VEST Fellows Apply Science to Improve Education

10/31/14

A program at the Curry School of Education, now headed into its second decade, trains doctoral students to use research to attack some of the thorniest issues in K-12 education.

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EdPolicyWorks Researchers Author over 30 Key Presentations at APPAM

10/29/14

Researchers from EdPolicyWorks are presenting at the annual meetings of the Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management in Albuquerque, NM next week.

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Curry School Study: Social Ties, Self-Esteem Vital to Low-Income Black, Latino Boys

10/16/14

Counter to negative stereotypes, low-income, urban teenage males of color endorsed values like achievement and responsibility, and had positive attitudes toward school and beliefs about their future.

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Student Profile: Sadie Hasbrouck wants to make a difference

10/14/14

Making a difference directly for those who need it. That is what 3rd year graduate student Sadie Hasbrouck pursues on a daily basis at the Curry School of Education.

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Making Schools Safer: U.Va.’s Curry School Armed with $6.1 Million for Projects

10/13/14

Two grants from the National Institutes of Justice will support the evaluation of two distinct programs aimed at preventing school violence.

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Edith C. Lawrence Receives Curry School’s 2014 Outstanding Professor Award

09/30/14

In recognition of her professional stature, teaching, research and service, Edith C. “Winx” Lawrence has received the 2014 Outstanding Curry Professor Award.

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Curry School Honors Spotsylvania County Career and Technical Center Principal Lee Browning

09/30/14

Lee Browning, principal of the Spotsylvania County Public Schools Career and Technical Center, has been selected to receive the 2014 Outstanding Alumni Principal Award.

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Terrell L. Strayhorn Receives Curry School’s 2014 Outstanding Higher Ed Faculty Award

09/30/14

Terrell L. Strayhorn, professor of education in The Ohio State University’s College of Education and Human Ecology, has received the 2014 Outstanding Alumni Higher Ed Faculty Award

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Curry School Names Patricia Lampkin its 2014 Distinguished Alumna

09/30/14

In recognition of Patricia Lampkin's professional stature and exemplary career, the Curry School of Education Foundation has selected her to receive its 2014 Distinguished Alumna Award.

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Curry Faculty Aim to Boost STEM Education from K through Ph.D.

09/29/14

With three grants from the National Science Foundation totaling $4.4 million, Curry School of Education researchers will seek to widen the pipeline for those entering science, technology, engineering and math careers.

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