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CASTL | The Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning

  • Four CASTL Projects Highlighted in the Nation's Push to Improve Early Childhood Education

    In Virginia and across the nation, CASTL research is leading the way in efforts to improve early childhood education.


  • New VPI+ Website Provides Quick Access to Online Educational Resources

    CASTL researchers have developed a new website to help educators find relevant resources quickly.


  • New Grant Aims to Test Core Knowledge Language Arts Read-Aloud Program

    In a first of its kind study, researchers at CASTL receive a grant from the Institute of Education Sciences to test this widely implemented curriculum.


  • Can Better Instruction Have a Large Impact on Reducing the Racial Discipline Gap

    Researchers from CASTL and Rutgers University join in new study to find answers.


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

    CASTL research finds that the background of teachers in the preschool classroom can make a difference for some young students.


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