Recent Articles by

Audrey Breen

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.
August 18, 2016
Tools developed at UVA’s Curry School of Education to measure the quality of teacher-student interactions in U.S. classrooms are proving to be useful around the world.
May 27, 2016
The six members of the Class of 2016 who earned degrees in youth and social innovation designed, improved and implemented youth programs from Charlottesville to Uganda.
April 18, 2016
Standing in front of a classroom for the first time is already nerve-wracking for teachers in training. So what happens when that kid in the third row slips out his cell phone and starts texting?