EdPolicyWorks | The Center on Education Policy and Workforce Competitiveness
Spring 2017 Line Up for Ed Policy Seminars
Join our UVA Ed Policy Community for the spring series featuring seminars by Sarah Cohodes, Chris Herbst, Jonah Rockoff and more!
The Good News About Educational Inequality
Daphna Bassok and colleagues pen New York Times Op-Ed about the narrowing achievement gap.
White House Campaign Aimed at Increasing College Completion
Ben Castleman works with the White House and First Lady Michelle Obama on the Up Next initiative that provides students with guidance about college, financial aid and loan repayment.
Student Spotlight: Two Ed Policy Students Reflect on the MPP/Ph.D Dual Degree Program
Aliza Husain and Katharine Meyer, both rising third years, share their experiences in the MPP/Ph.D dual degree program at the Batten and Curry Schools.
Ed Policy Ph.D Alumna Reflects on Her Time at Curry and in the MPP Dual Degree Program
Eva Galdo, Ph.D discusses her time in the MPP/Ph.D Dual Degree Program and her current position at U.S. Dept. of Edu and IES.
- New! Tenured Associate Professor/Professor of Education Policy: The Department of Education Leadership, Foundations, and Policy in the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia seeks eminent scholars to fill one or more tenured associate professor or professor positions in education policy and/or administration. Rank is dependent upon qualifications. Scholars with a demonstrated record of publication and sponsored research in education policy are encouraged to apply. For one of these positions we have a preference for a scholar in higher education with demonstrated expertise in how higher education is administered, and its internal policies, as well as higher education policy at the state or federal level. Scholars with interests in K-12 education policy are also encouraged to apply. UVA Jobs Posting Number 0619909.
- New! Research Specialist Advanced: The Research Specialist Advanced maintains operational excellence across multiple large-scale research projects. The incumbent works across multiple EdPolicyWorks research projects designing and overseeing data collection and analysis processes. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: creating infrastructure and procedures for data tracking; creating datasets for analysis; creating systems for data cleaning and entry; creating variables for analysis; conducting multivariate regression analyses; using quasi-experimental and experimental methodologies to analyze program and policy impacts; conducting graphical analyses; outputting summary tables and figures; interpreting and synthesizing results in written format. UVA Jobs Posting Number 0620032.
- Administrator Coordinator Part-Time: The EdPolicyWorks Administrative Coordinator provides administrative and fiscal support to EdPolicyWorks faculty and staff. The incumbent maintains the calendars of center personnel, schedules center meetings and events, and serves as a liaison between faculty and external stakeholders to resolve scheduling conflicts. Duties also include assists with the reconciling of expenses, making travel arrangements and processing reimbursements for faculty and visitors, and providing additional administrative and event support as needed. UVA Jobs Posting Number 0619860.
News, Research, & Resources
- Nine UVA Education Faculty, 3 Alumni Named to Influential Scholars List
- New York Times Op-Ed Cites Research by Professors Castleman & Turner
- Prof. Roksa has Research on Being Academically Adrift Cited in New Article
- New White House Brief Cites EdPolicyWorks and CASTL Research
- Working Paper: Intergenerational Benefits and Military Service
- Teacher Quality Research from EdPolicyWorks Makes Best of 2016 List
- Prof. Bassok Pens New Article and Memo to the President Elect on Building High-Quality ECE Systems
- Prof. Mbiti Discusses Mobile Banking and Poverty Finding with NPR
- Work by Prof. Roksa is Cited in a New Article Discussing Liberal Arts Degrees
- Prof. Roksa’s Work is Cited in a new Time Article about Colleges Where Graduates Make the Most Money