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Tara Hofkens will lead an effort to assess the impacts of an inquiry-driven learning model designed specifically for middle school students.

While remaking middle school may sound like a gargantuan task, four schools working closely with the UVA team that launched the initiative found success one accomplishment at a time.

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A UVA expert discusses the U.S. Surgeon General’s concerns and offers advice on social media use.

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The UVA Buford lab school will help Charlottesville middle school students develop technical skills.

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Stephanie Rowley tells UVA President Jim Ryan a national teacher shortage could create a generation of people “who have not experienced high-quality educational opportunities in the classroom.”

The Young Women Leaders Program pairs UVA students with middle school “little sisters” for mentoring relationships. Leslie Greer Fendley, a Burley Middle School counselor, encouraged her daughter, Ella, a UVA student, to become a mentor.

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Initial results from the Remaking Middle School Listening Tour reveal an important theme: adults need to elevate and center the perspectives of youth.

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Young adolescents are capable of so much more than people think.

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In an effort to reduce rates of intimate partner violence, researchers are exploring the influences and contexts of romantic relationships for Black girls.

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One school in Chicago, guided by UVA youth development researchers, put a new model for approaching challenges in middle schools to the test.

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