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Faculty Kudos Fall 2016

09/12/16

Members of the Curry School faculty have been accumulating a number of awards and accolades. Here's a summary of the most recent.

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Prof. Castleman: Learn to Ad: Madison Avenue Strategies to Strengthen School Communication

09/07/16

Ben Castleman, an assistant professor at EdPolicyWorks and Curry, pens new article about school communication for the Brookings Institution.

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In Reversal, Kindergarten Readiness Gaps Narrow

08/31/16

Prof. Bassok's latest research on kindergarten readiness shows an increased in parental involvement and an increased readiness for low-income children.

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Alumna Barbara-Ann Adcock Receives Presidential Award

08/29/16

Barbara-Ann Adcock (B.S. '88 Elem Ed) is a recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

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UVA Sociologist Seeks Reasons Behind Gaps in Higher Ed Outcomes

08/29/16

Behind the Curry School's Josipa Roksa’s research lies the question of why education does not seem to be delivering on the American dream.

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Curry Foundation Board Welcomes Three New Directors This Year

08/25/16

The Curry School of Education Foundation has welcomed three new members to its board of directors in 2016, each of whom brings professional stature, a rich network of contacts and

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Curry’s Impact is Improving Schools in South America, Central Asia

08/24/16

Tools developed at UVA’s Curry School of Education to measure the quality of teacher-student interactions in U.S. classrooms are proving to be useful around the world.

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Education Policy Seminars Announced by EdPolicyWorks for Fall 2016

08/18/16

EdPolicyWorks announces the fall 2016 line up for the Ed Policy Seminar Series including talks by Sean Reardon from Stanford University, and UVA's own Sally Hudson.

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Curry School Trains Counselors to Lend an Ear, and Lead a School Community

08/15/16

How do K-12 schools navigate the muddy waters of acknowledging recent tragic events from global terrorism to racial unrest with their students?

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Researchers, Students Meet at the Intersection of Engineering and Science

08/10/16

UVA education and engineering researchers collaborate to develop a framework for training budding science teachers to incorporate engineering design into K-12 science education.

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Does it Matter if Teachers and Students are the Same Race?

08/10/16

Diversity among pre-K teachers may play a significant role in the academic experiences of minority students, according to a study done by Curry researchers.

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Curry Foundation Annual Fund Experiences Unprecedented Growth

08/04/16

The Curry School of Education Foundation announced that its Annual Fund experienced unprecedented growth in both dollars and donors in fiscal year 2016.

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New Grant Aims to Test the Core Knowledge Language Arts Read-Aloud Program: Does it work?

07/28/16

In a first of its kind study, researchers at the Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning (CASTL) at the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education received a 3.3

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Two SURP Interns Discover Their Passion for Research Through Support at Curry

07/26/16

Two SURP interns describe their research experience at Curry this summer and how the support they received helped them carve out next steps for their career.

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UVA Professor Leads First Lady’s Campaign Aimed at Increasing College Completion

07/20/16

“Up Next” will use text messaging to help students navigate college search, financial aid and loan repayments, an approach long championed by Prof. Castleman

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New Career Options Open Up for Two SURP Interns While at Curry This Summer

07/07/16

Two SURP interns discusses how participating in this research program have helped them sort out their career options in educational science.

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Survey: VA High Schoolers Feel Supported, But Report Bullying and Sexual Harassment

07/07/16

The latest survey on the school climate and safety of Virginia high schools again showed high marks in positive school climate but reveals room for improvement.

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Curry Alumna, Anne Cash, Discusses Her Passion for Teacher Training and Current Research

07/05/16

Alumna Anne Cash discusses her graduate school experience in the VEST program at Curry and her professional career afterwards.

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Student Spotlight: Two Ed Policy Students Reflect on the MPP/Ph.D Dual Degree Program

06/30/16

Aliza Husain and Katharine Meyer, both rising third years, share their experiences in the MPP/Ph.D dual degree program at the Batten and Curry Schools.

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The Latest Op-Eds by Curry Faculty

06/30/16

In the first half of 2016, six Curry faculty had op-eds published in national media outlets covering topics like ed tech, school violence, and higher ed assessment.

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