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

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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Research You Can Use: Educators Edition 2016

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Five Characteristics of Effective School Leaders Five broad domains of practice most frequently characterize effective school leaders, according to an in-depth review of 56 empirical studies by Dallas Hambrick Hitt (Ph.D. ’14 Admin & Supv) and Professor Pamela D. Tucker: They establish and convey the vision They build professional capacity They create a supportive organization […]

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  • Does It Matter If Teachers and Students Are the Same Race?
    As schools work to close socioeconomic and racial achievement gaps between their students, a new study from the University of Virginia’s Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning suggests that the background of the teachers in the front of pre-kindergarten classrooms can make a big difference. In a study conducted by Jason Downer, director […]
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  • School Counselors and Complex Issues
    Over the summer the U.S. has witnessed a series of tragic events highlighting complex issues like global terrorism and racial unrest. As teachers, staff and families enter the back-to-school season, how do K-12 schools navigate the muddy waters of acknowledging these events with their students? This year, the Curry School of Education will prepare nearly 60 […]
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Curry Blog

  • One Chapter at a Time
    One novel, 16 years of students, and a lesson on how to build relationships through curriculum. I vividly remember February

  • When to Introduce Consequences
    What do you do when your child won’t listen to you or is misbehaving? Time-outs? Give-in? Do you find yourself

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Caroline Ward
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As I apply to physical therapy schools, it's clear that the engaging coursework and the knowledgeable and supportive professors in the Kinesiology program have prepared me well for the future.

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Peter Sheras has been elected to the Board of Educational Affairs with the American Psychological Association and to the APA Council of Representatives.

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