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Youth-Nex Receives $550,000 to Study Reducing Racial & Ethnic Inequalities in Academic Achievement

11/29/16

Students’ relationships with one another may be an important untapped resource for promoting learning and reducing racial and ethnic academic inequalities.

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New VPI+ Website Gives Educators Quick Access to Free High-Quality Online Resources

11/24/16

The VPI+ website provides quick access to over 150 educational video clips, as well as Read More

New Online Program Aims to Strengthen Teacher-Student Relationships, Promote Classroom Engagement

11/16/16

Building strong relationships with all students in a classroom is the goal of a new online learning program for teachers designed at the University of Virginia’s Center for Advance

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Holland Banse Awarded Fellowship to Study Effective Learning Environments for ELL Students

11/03/16

Holland Banse, a doctoral student in the educational psychology program at UVA’s Curry School of Education, has been awarded a $20,000 stipend as part of the American Educational R

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Post-Doc Alumna Reflects on her Training at Curry and How It Advanced her Career

10/31/16

VEST post-doc alumna, Allison Atteberry, discusses the support and opportunities she received at the Curry School and how it shaped her professional life.

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The Science of Helping Children Flourish

10/31/16

Youth-Nex meeting sparks journal special issue on "Positive youth development interventions: Advancing evaluation theory and practice."

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Tolan Paper Asserts Health Equity as a Matter of Justice

10/31/16

"Health equity is a fundamental form of justice emanating from basic human rights," said Tolan and colleagues, in a National Academy of Medicine research paper.

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MEDIA ALERT: U.S. SECRETARY OF EDUCATION JOHN B. KING JR. TO SPEAK AT UVA NOV. 2

10/31/16

John B. King Jr., the U.S. Secretary of Education, will deliver the twelfth annual Walter N. Ridley lecture at the University of Virginia.

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New Study: Discipline Gap Between Black and White Students, Common and Damaging

10/26/16

Having a sense of belonging at school is linked to students’ engagement in school and their academic achievement.

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EdPolicyWorks Researchers Present New Work at the 2016 APPAM

10/26/16

Faculty and students from EdPolicyWorks present their research during several key presentations at the upcoming public policy analysis and management conference.

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UVA Launches Pan-University Minor in Health & Wellbeing

10/19/16

The program promises to provide a solid basis for more specific graduate study while promoting intelligent decision-making that can improve students’ quality of life.

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Curry Professor Offers Insight On Addressing Politics in the Classroom

10/17/16

The upcoming presidential election presents an opportunity for teachers to engage students in critical thinking and decision-making skills, according to Patrice Grimes.

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First-of-Its-Kind Symposium Pairs Venture Capitalists with Teachers to Explore the Impact of EdTech

10/13/16

Yearlong initiative will culminate with two-day event designed to bring efficacy research to the center of national edtech debate.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: 5 University Presidents to Gather at UVA to Discuss ‘Disruption in Higher Education’

10/12/16

Five current and former university presidents will gather at the University of Virginia for a panel discussion titled, “Disruption in Higher Education.”

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Curry School Dean, VA Secretary of Ed Highlight VA’s Leadership in Preparing Teachers

10/10/16

Curry School Dean Bob Pianta will join VA Secretary of Education in a TeachStrong Campaign to highlight Virginia's leadership in preparing teachers for the classroom.

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Texting Campaign Focused on College Affordability Reaches Over Half a Million Students

10/10/16

This week over half a million students began receiving text messages encouraging them to take advantage of new financial aid policies.

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Can Better Classroom Instruction Have a Large Impact on Closing the Racial Discipline Gap?

10/06/16

Better classroom instruction is one answer to reducing the racial discipline gap. That’s what a study conducted by researchers from the University of Virginia, Rutgers University

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Christian Science Monitor & TIME Magazine Feature Youth-Nex Study

10/06/16

Louisville's Experiment: Can Teaching Empathy Boost Math Scores?

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New UVA Economist Helps Students Put Their World-Changing ideas to the Test

10/05/16

Sally Hudson grew up learning about the importance of public service. Now she is teaching students how to use evidence-based research to make the most of their own public service.

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Professor Asks if Schools Meet Needs of Students with Learning Disabilities

10/03/16

A discrepancy between the rate with which schools and parents are reporting learning disabilities may mean that schools are doing students and teachers a disservice.

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