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In an effort to avoid using one disciplinary practice with increasingly negative results, schools may unknowingly be utilizing an alternative practice associated with many of the same outcomes.

Amanda Williford is leading the way in helping Virginia roll out the comprehensive Kindergarten Readiness Program – a battery of readiness assessments for incoming kindergarteners, including measures of students’ math and literacy skills, self-regulation and social skills.

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  • Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning

Results from a new study shows that teacher turnover under IMPACT, the teacher-evaluation system used in the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS), improved student performance on average.

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  • EdPolicyWorks

The Virginia General Assembly has awarded researchers $1M following the Virginia Kindergarten Readiness Project report published earlier this year.

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  • Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning

A new study conducted by education researchers at the University of Virginia finds that about one-third of Virginia students lack at least one important element of readiness for kindergarten.

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  • Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning

In education circles, Carol Ann Tomlinson is known as the guru of differentiation. Her research-based work is in such high demand that she has made more than 700 presentations and keynote addresses to...

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