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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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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 […]Read More»
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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 […]
- 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 […]