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Study Finds Student Perception Surveys Can Tell Us a Lot About Teaching


A new study finding, published in the latest issue of the American Educational Research Journal, shows that adolescents’ perceptions can provide valuable and reliable information a

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New UVA Research Lab Develops Scalable Strategies to Tackle Large Societal Problems


By combining behavioral insights, data science, interactive technologies with deep practitioner partnerships, the Nudge4<\sup> lab aims to address a range of national challeng

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Student Spotlight: Christina Mulcahy Discusses Her Early Math Work and Mentoring Experience at Curry


VEST fellow, Christina Mulcahy, shares more about why she chose Curry and how her doctoral training has influenced her research interests.

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From Television to Online: Prof Cabell Guides Good Language Practice in Children’s Media


Prof. Cabell shares her experience as part of Nickelodeon's Nick Jr. preschool advisory panel, which gives feedback on the educational elements of Nick Jr.’s media content for kids

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New National Initiative Connects Researchers with Entrepreneurs to put Ed Tech to the Test


University of Virginia and Jefferson Education Accelerator launch national database of education researchers to bridge the gap between innovation and efficacy

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UVA’s Castleman, Doleac Launch Interactive New Program to Reduce Recidivism


Program aims to engage incarcerated individuals with communities, opportunities for success after incarceration

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Study Finds Academic Growth of African American Students Fostered Best by High Expectations


Researchers at UVA have found an important piece of the puzzle when it comes to fostering academic growth in elementary school students.

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EdPolicyWorks Launches Spring Ed Policy Seminars


The Education Policy Seminars kick off this week with five topnotch speakers visiting EdPolicyWorks throughout the spring semester.

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White House Honors Curry Professor’s Work to Get Children Off to a Strong Start


Daphna Bassok, recognized for her efforts to ensure high-quality early childhood experiences for all children, explains that it benefits children, families and society.

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Study Identifies a Key to Preventing Disruptive Behavior in Preschool Classrooms


Disruptive behavior can lead to a host of negative consequences for preschoolers. UVA researchers have found a strategy that reduced such behavior in the long term.

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Study Finds Parents are Key in Generating Teenagers’ Long-Term Interest in STEM


Researchers at the University of Virginia, the University of Wisconsin and the University of Chicago have found a promising way to increase adolescents’ interest in the fields of s

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Nine UVA Education Faculty, 3 Alumni Named to Influential Scholars List


Once again, members of the Curry School faculty and alumni have been named to the Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings.

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This UVA Center is Making Classrooms Better, from Child Care to Grad School


UVA Today article highlights work of CASTL.

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Post-Doc Alumna Reflects on the Mentoring at Curry, How It Advanced Her Career


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

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Joy Story: Student Volunteers Create Year Round Toy Library for Children


UVA Today article features Curry students who have created a toy library for children at Gordon Ave Public Library.

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This Alumna is Getting Noticed for Teaching Tolerance in Her Classroom


UVA Today article on Curry alumna Leslie Wills-Taylor who received the 2016 Teaching Tolerance Award for Excellence in Teaching

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VEST Alumna Uses Curry Training as Springboard for Future Work with Communities of Color


VEST alumna, Riana Anderson, discusses her work since graduating from UVA and the intervention she developed focusing on parent-child communication and racial socialization.

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


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


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


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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