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A new partnership between the School of Education and Human Development and students at the UVA School of Law supports educational leaders as they work to connect their efforts to larger policy initiatives and current research.
Three EdPolicyWorks researchers will partner with the Virginia Department of Education to study the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on Virginia’s public schools.
How do we account for what students have lost academically during a year of pandemic schooling? Early data has begun to shed light on where student learning stands – and how to move forward.
Where have all the students gone? How many are missing? Bob Pianta, dean of the School of Education and Human Development, is among those seeking to tackle these questions and more.
In a virtual discussion with UVA President Jim Ryan, experts on the “digital divide” explored how lack of internet access creates major barriers to education, health care, and more. Here are three key takeaways.
In an era of extreme polarization, following the most contentious presidential election in modern history, what does productive political dialogue look like?
A statewide partnership aims to build a well-connected network of school mental health professionals by pairing graduate trainees with under-resourced school divisions.
Ben Castleman and Katharine Meyer find that adults who return to community colleges to obtain more training or credentials – a phenomenon known as “credential stacking” – see an increase in their wages and contribute to a higher employment rate.
UVA researchers worked with the state Department of Education to complete the first in-depth examination of teacher working conditions in Virginia. A new grant will fund a deeper analysis that links working conditions to equitable student outcomes and teacher retention.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kylie Anglin and Justin Doromal, both Ph.D. students in the Curry School of Education and Human Development, are the recipients of national dissertation fellowships to support their research.
While most Virginia 9th through 12th grade students and staff agree that school resource officers make them feel safer, students answered both that question and others differently by racial and ethnic group.
Massachusetts requires its entire teacher population earn an English language learning endorsement. New research shows a variety of factors are influencing how teacher educators interpret and teach that policy.
The long-term partnership between UVA’s Nudge4 Solutions Lab and the Virginia Community College System allowed researchers to pivot their work to create a real-time dashboard identifying the available health care labor supply in different regions of Virginia.
The inaugural Research Achievement Awards featured University leaders handing out 13 honors to UVA’s most outstanding researchers working on projects ranging from education policy to precision medicine to police-community relations.
Last week, students in the Curry School's school counseling master’s program traveled to Richmond to meet with legislators, network with future colleagues and advocate for their profession.