Equity, Inclusion and Race Related Articles
Data from the Curry School’s Virginia Kindergarten Readiness Program – collected for the first time from every single school division in the Commonwealth – illuminates ways to help teachers provide quality early education for all students.
As a child whose family was hurt by addiction, basketball was an outlet for UVA associate professor Joseph Williams. His life experiences are now a driving force behind his research.
Katie Kishore lost her husband, Kris, to cancer two weeks after their second daughter was born. Kishore is starting Kindness Cafe + Play to honor her husband and employ people like her daughter Kiran, who has Down syndrome.
Joseph Williams' research aims to understand why students succeed despite adversity. (Photo by Jeneene Chatowsky.)
Associate Professor of Education Chris Hulleman helped develop a new, free resource aimed to improve student learning and achievement through growth mindset.
Doctoral student Bianka Charity-Parker draws on her unusual life experiences, both the good and the challenging, to inform her research.
The conference, hosted by UVA’s Supporting Transformative Autism Research team, welcomed more than 400 attendees from throughout the Commonwealth and beyond for a day of learning and connection.
The UVA Equity Center, with Curry School professor Nancy Deutsch as a faculty director, will foster partnerships between Charlottesville-area community leaders and University faculty.
Students in Associate Professor Patrice Grimes's class spent a Saturday at James Madison’s home, talking about how to teach the legacies of freedom and slavery.
A summer camp collaboration between UVA and Charlottesville City Schools helps English learners adjust to life in Charlottesville while giving teachers-in-training valuable hands-on experience.
As the country gears up for another contentious presidential election, UVA assistant professor Rachel Wahl is working to find out how dialogue can help college students navigate political disagreements – and where it falls short.
For more than a decade, the Curry School’s Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) has been fostering diversity and inclusion throughout the field of education research.
As president of the European Federation of Adapted Physical Activity, Aija Klavina is leading efforts across the continent to increase access to daily physical activities for children with disabilities. She returns to Grounds this week for an international conference.
We sat down with assistant professor Valerie Adams-Bass, who researches negative media stereotypes of African American youth, to discuss how “The Hate U Give” provides a unique teaching opportunity for students.
In June, the University of Virginia will host the International Symposium on Adapted Physical Activity, the first time since 1991 the conference has been hosted in the United States.
Kenan Scholars will examine the impact of the University of Virginia’s history on black Lawn residents’ experience and the evolution of the pavilion gardens from workplaces to showplaces.
Neal, who is earning a degree in kinesiology with a minor in psychology, spends nearly as much time volunteering as she does going to class. “I think that it could burn out some people. But just actually loving the people that I’ve met has really helped,” she said.
A Charlottesville native, Kimalee is graduating with a Ph.D. in Education Psychology-Applied Developmental Science.
2019 Ridley Lecturer Anjali Forber-Pratt shared parts of her story as a wheelchair user, two-time Paralympian and an adopted woman of color.
Special guest Jon Hale, author of a book on the Mississippi Freedom Schools of 1964, shared his insights on social and political activism in education ahead of a public lecture on the history of Freedom Schools.