Recent Articles by

Audrey Breen

September 02, 2020
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.
August 31, 2020
A UVA 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.
August 24, 2020
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.
June 25, 2020
Freedom Schools, an initiative of the Children’s Defense Fund, are rooted in the 1964 Mississippi Freedom Summer project.
June 23, 2020
A UVA professor of reading education says that some children will need higher levels of intensive, targeted reading instruction at the beginning of this school year.
December 09, 2019
UVA’s one-of-a-kind database, Autism DRIVE, combines information on current research and evidence-based resources available across the state.
November 13, 2019
Too often, the challenges facing rural adolescents are overlooked. The Curry School is changing that by launching a series of new initiatives to address issues related to mental and behavioral health in rural schools.
March 29, 2019
The team used a large grant from the National Science Foundation to help students program and use a computer-based model of water runoff and test their playground designs at Walker Upper Elementary School.
July 11, 2018
The findings question the rationale behind private school vouchers and other school choice plans.
April 26, 2017
The University of Virginia is pooling all of its expertise in autism to shift the focus of study away from generic deficits toward focusing on the individual as a whole.

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