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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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Faculty Spotlight

LaVae Hoffman
Associate Professor
Speech Pathology and Audiology

LaVae Hoffman has recently been elected a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, one of the “highest forms of recognition given by the ASHA of an individual’s accomplishments.”

Student Spotlight

Susan Ross
Ed.D. Candidate, Principal, Loudoun Valley High School, Virginia
Administration & Supervision

I chose the Curry school Admin and Supervision program because of the unique focus on executive studies in leadership education.

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