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Putting Exercise Under the Microscope


Health promotion is not the exclusive purview of UVA’s schools of Nursing and Medicine. A kinesiology lab at the Curry School is looking at exercise as a drug to prevent diabetes

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Curry School Hosts VA House Education Committee Summit


The Curry School of Education hosted the 2nd Annual House Education Committee Summit, an event bringing together Virginia legislators with state and national education experts.

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Curry Researcher’s Book Offers Low-Cost Strategies for Boosting Education


Benjamin Castleman, assistant professor of education and public policy, offers advice for low-cost methods to boost educational achievement in his new book.

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EdPolicyWorks Researchers Lead Over 30 Top Presentations at APPAM


EdPolicyWorks faculty and students will led a number of key presentations at the APPAM annual conference, and two will receive awards.

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Prof. Wyckoff Receives APPAM’s 2015 Raymond Vernon Memorial Award


Jim Wyckoff and former EdPolicyWorks graduate student take home honors at the annual APPAM research conference.

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Kyrgyzstan Government Seeks Curry’s Expertise in School Reform


A collaboration between the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education and the government of Kyrgyzstan has the potential of becoming a game changer for future generations

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U.Va.’s Curry School Hosts Delegation from Singapore


Researchers at the Curry School of Education hosted a delegation of seven education faculty and researchers from the National Institute of Education in Singapore.

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Two Senior Faculty Named Co-Editors of #1 Special Ed Journal


Professor of Special Education John Wills Lloyd and William J. Therrien have been named co-editors of the peer-reviewed research journal, Exceptional Children.

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Prof. Castleman: Smartphones, A Nudger’s Best or Worst Friend?


Ben Castleman, an assistant professor at EdPolicyWorks and Curry, discusses smartphones and nudging.

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Coalition of Education Providers Aims to Help Over 700 ‘High Need’ Children in Alexandria


The city of Alexandria, in conjunction with a coalition of education providers in the city, is investing in a new initiative to enhance the delivery of effective early education to

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Curry Team Aims to Pinpoint the Preparation That Makes the Best Teachers


In the effort to improve teaching and learning in schools, researchers are seeking to identify what elements of a teacher preparation program matter in creating great teachers.

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An Empty Desk is an Opportunity Missed


Educational Psychology: Applied Developmental Science doctoral student Lauren Mims penned this op-ed for the U.S. Department of Education's HOMEROOM blog.

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Q&A: We Need to Talk About Race to Understand Positive Youth Development


A conference this week will highlight youths’ strengths and emphasize the value in cultural connections.

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4Rs+MTP: A Teacher Consultation Model and Social-emotional Intervention With an ‘Innovative Twist’


Educational researchers at the University of Virginia and Fordham University are combining forces to conduct a large study in dozens of New York City schools starting this fall.

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Prof. Castleman: A Banner Year for Behavioral Science and Policy


Ben Castleman, an assistant professor at EdPolicyWorks and Curry, reflects on the year of advancements for behavioral science and policy.

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New Study Aims to Support Preschoolers’ Language and Literacy Skills, With Help From Their Parents


Preschoolers who are at risk of developing later reading difficulties are the subject of a new study funded by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES).

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Innovative Norfolk School Aims to Prepare All Children for Kindergarten


CASTL Scientists Present at New E3 School Kick-off

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U.Va. Among the National Leaders in 2015 Education Science Grant Awards


University researchers received $9.2 million for four projects that will research and seek to improve the learning experiences of K-12 students in Virginia and beyond.

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Prof. Castleman: When It Comes to Student Loans, There’s No Simple Nudge


Ben Castleman, an assistant professor at EdPolicyWorks, pens an article for the Brookings Institution's Brown Center Chalkboard about student loans and nudging.

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Chinese Delegation’s Visit to U.Va. Leads to Associate Dean’s Invitation to Visit Beijing


Curry School faculty and alumni take leadership roles in U.Va.'s partnership with the Chinese Ministry of Education.

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