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Prof. Williford Cited on Benefits of Preschool in Virginia Pilot


Prof. Williford is cited on the importance of preschool education as part of the Virginia Pilot's article on VPI+ efforts in Chesapeake and Virginia Beach ... read more

Can Better Classroom Instruction Have a Large Impact on Closing the Racial Discipline Gap?


Better classroom instruction is one answer to reducing the racial discipline gap. That’s what a study conducted by researchers from the University of Virginia, Rutgers University

New Work with DCPS with CASTL & EdPolicyWorks Highlighted in an Article on Teacher Evaluations


New joint research from CASTL & EdPolicyWorks at DCPS highlighted in an article on teacher evaluation. ... read more

Department of Education’s Rethink Discipline Initiative Highlights Two CASTL Resources


The Department of Education’s (DOE) Rethink Discipline initiative highlighted two CASTL professional development programs aimed at improving teachers’ relationships and interactions with students. Rethink Discipline collaborates with school ... read more

EdPolicyWorks and CASTL Collaborate with DCPS, New Work Highlighted in Ed Reform Article


New research at DCPS from EdPolicyWorks and CASTL featured in a new article on education reform. ... read more

Curry’s Impact is Improving Schools in South America, Central Asia


Tools developed at UVA’s Curry School of Education to measure the quality of teacher-student interactions in U.S. classrooms are proving to be useful around the world.

Prof. Jennings and CARE are featured on the NPR Blog


The evidence based CARE program teaches mindfulness to teachers ... read more

Research You Can Use: Educators Edition 2016


Two recent studies conducted by faculty at the Center of Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning (CASTL) were featured in Curry Magazine’s Educators Edition 2016.

Just Say Yes - Prof. LoCasale-Crouch Shares Inspiration for International Research


Jennifer LoCasale-Crouch, Associate Research Professor at the Curry School’s Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning (CASTL) shares how her research on teacher-student interactions has taken her across the globe, from Kyrgyzstan

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.

New Grant Aims to Test the Core Knowledge Language Arts Read-Aloud Program: Does it work?


In a first of its kind study, researchers at the Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning (CASTL) at the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education received a 3.3

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