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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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Inventor of PALS, Prof. Invernizzi, Named Charlottesville “Founder”

09/23/14

The Curry School's Henderson Professor of Education, Marcia Invernizzi, will be recognized as a "Founding Cville" honoree by the Tom Tom Founders Festival.

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Brighton Named New Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Student Affairs

09/16/14

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Pianta Appointed by VA Governor McAuliffe to Council on Early Childhood

09/15/14

On Friday, September 12, 2014, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Curry School Dean Bob Pianta as a member of the Commonwealth College on Childhood Success.

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New Work by Prof. Roksa Addresses Undergraduates Being Academically Adrift

09/11/14

Josipa Roksa, associate director of CASTL-HE and faculty affiliate at EdPolicyWorks, has new work on college graduates being academically adrift.

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U.S. DOL Features Prof. Gibbs’ Work on Maternal Employment

09/10/14

Chloe Gibbs, an assistant professor at EdPolicyWorks, is selected for the U.S. Department of Labor Scholars Program and has research on maternal Employment featured.

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Graduation is the Floor, Not the Ceiling, for African-American Students at U.Va.

09/02/14

African-American students at U.Va. are achieving high graduation rates and better grades with the help of the Office of African-American Affairs.

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EdPolicyWorks Profiles Prof. Gibbs and Economics Graduate Student Zagardo

08/28/14

EdPolicyWorks continues its profile series with Professor Chloe Gibbs and Michelle Zagardo, a doctoral graduate student in the Department of Economics. They discuss how the interdi

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Education Policy Seminars Announced by EdPolicyWorks for Fall 2014

08/28/14

EdPolicyWorks, a research center focusing on important questions of educational policy and implications for the workforce, announces the fall Education Policy Seminar Series, which

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Prof. Young Spearheading Effort to Revise National Educational Leadership, Preparation Standards

08/11/14

The revision effort will help improve education leadership on a national scale, says Curry School professor Michelle Young, who’s been tapped to head the effort.

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Former Curry School Dean to Join Four Arts as CEO

08/07/14

After a remarkable tenure at the Curry School of Education and the University of Virginia, former dean David Breneman will leave U.Va to head The Society of the Four Arts.

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