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The Science of Reading: Virginia Early Literacy Summit Features UVA Faculty

Experts, teachers, administrators, and policymakers from across the Commonwealth convened for a half-day virtual summit on the science of reading and effective literacy instruction.


Miray Seward and Edward Scott

Doctoral Students Win Award for Creating Writing Group for Black Scholars at UVA

The Black Scholars in Education and Human Development Writing Group earned its creators the 2019 American Psychological Association of Graduate Students Diversity Initiative Award.


Five Wyas to Build a More Equitable Education System

In a series of discussions on education equity, students, teachers, administrators, policymakers, and researchers shared insights about how communities can come together to solve critical issues.


Elgin Cleckley leads Baker-Butler Elementary teachers through a design thinking exercise.

UVA Design-Thinking Collaboration Helps Local Elementary School Win National Award

Two UVA professors worked with administrators and teachers at Baker-Butler Elementary School to develop a design-thinking curriculum that has contributed to the school’s success in closing achievement gaps.


Filip Loncke (left) and April Salerno (right)

'Hidden in Plain Sight': Exploring Linguistic Diversity at UVA

A new cross-disciplinary project seeks to explore and celebrate linguistic diversity within the University student body, bringing an overlooked resource to the surface.


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How UVA’s New Teacher Education Programs Save You Time and Money

UVA's three undergraduate degrees in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, and Special Education provide an exciting new pathway into the classroom.


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Board of Visitors Votes to Drop 'Curry' from School Name

The University of Virginia Board of Visitors voted to rename the Curry School of Education and Human Development as the University of Virginia School of Education and Human Development.


Clinical-School Psychology Grad Student Lands Equity Fellowship

Meredith Dentes Powers, a Clinical-School Psychology Ph.D. student, joins the inaugural cohort of the Start with Equity Fellows, a novel program to prepare the next generation of changemakers in early childhood policy and research.


UVA School of Education and Human Development Welcomes Seven New Faculty Members

Get to know the newest faculty members at the UVA School of Education and Human Development.


Majoring in STEM: A Pipeline for Careers in Social Justice

An education professor is studying the ways STEM programs at institutions of higher education are actively promoting their degree programs to students interested in the work of social justice.


Researchers Restructure Study With Main Goal of Supporting Teachers During COVID

When the coronavirus pandemic hit, the research team made adjustments to their project, always thinking about how to serve their partnering teachers well.


Adolescence Can Help Unlock Autism Diagnosis in Girls

A Curry School researcher is working on a study aimed at improving the social skills of teen girls with autism, who tend to be diagnosed later than boys.


Q&A: Alumnus Discusses His Research Career and Life after the Curry School

Amir François, an Educational Psychology-Applied Developmental Science alumnus, discusses how the VEST program helped him move into a research career at the Maryland State Department of Education.


Back-to-School Recommendations to Boost Students’ and Teachers’ Well-being

Curry professor Michael Lyons served on a statewide task force focused on supporting the social and emotional well-being of students, school staff, families and communities.


How Two Professors Helped Secure Flint Water Crisis Settlement

Education professors Gail Lovette and Bill Therrien played large roles in this week’s Flint water crisis lawsuit settlement, which provided at least $9 million for special education funding.


Q&A: Why Supporting K-12 School Counselors is as Vital as Ever

The Curry School's Julia Taylor joins UVA colleague Spencer Shanholtz to explain why school counselors at the K-12 level play such a vital role, and why it is vital to continue supporting them during these budget-pinching times.