Policy Related Articles
In a recent policy brief, co-author and education assistant professor Beth Schueler examined tutoring and small-group instruction’s role in academic improvement.
In a new volume, researchers highlight the ways partnerships between researchers and policymakers are a promising approach to effectively expanding high quality early childhood education.
With New Grant, Researchers Aim to Provide Community College Graduates with Personalized Job Matches
A research team at UVA aims to improve the job search process so that investments in a college education translate into good jobs for graduates.
In April, the Virginia Public Partnership Collaborative hosted a panel for the Education Policy Associates program that focused on an important element of its work: the intersection of education and law.
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.