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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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Curry Magazine

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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Magazine Stories

  • 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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  • Family Ties
    “My grandmother, Lolita Maria Diaz Aldridge, graduated from the Curry School in 1969 with a M.Ed. in special education, concentrating in deaf education. Alexandra Aldridge & Lolita Aldridge She worked at the Delaware School for the Deaf for eight years and then taught at Gallaudet University until she retired. She always approached her work with […]
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Curry Blog

  • Just Say Yes
    Jennifer Locasale-Crouch shares how she started working with Inter-American Development Bank, Ecuador, the World Bank and Kyrgyzstan. Just this week, I connected with

  • Welcome Back to Curry
    Welcome to a new year and a new semester. Welcome to all our new students, faculty, and staff joining Curry for the

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Student Spotlight

Shannon Varga
Ph.D. Candidate
Educational Psychology-Applied Developmental Science

I found that the people of Curry created a group dynamic that was unlike any other graduate program I visited; it was a community that was driven, structured, and supportive.

Faculty Spotlight

Diane Hoffman
Associate Professor
Social Foundations

Recently featured in The Daily Progress, Hoffman, an educational anthropologist, has focused her work in Haiti on the situation of children and education in Haiti.

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