Recent Articles by

Audrey Breen

February 18, 2015
Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder often show an unwavering focus on a specific interest. U.Va. researchers are finding that working that interest into reading texts can improve students’ comprehension.
January 09, 2015
The list uses quantitative measures to ferret out the 200 faculty members at U.S. universities who contribute most substantially to public debates about education.
January 08, 2015
A U.Va. research team tasked with identifying and implementing new assessments of kindergarten readiness found that about one-third of students lack at least one of four key skills as they begin their formal education.
November 30, 2014
The pioneering students who enrolled in the Curry School’s new Youth and Social Innovation major rolled up their sleeves and went right to work improving a local youth mentoring program.
November 20, 2014
Rachel Wahl, an assistant professor in U.Va.’s Curry School of Education, found that human rights educators working in India were hampered by a fundamental misunderstanding of police and military officers’ moral compasses.
November 10, 2014
Gifted education has long been a staple for middle- and upper-class students living in suburban America. Curry School of Education professor Carolyn Callahan is working to ensure that students in rural and urban schools receive similar opportunities.
November 02, 2014
A program at the Curry School of Education, now headed into its second decade, trains doctoral students to use research to attack some of the thorniest issues in K-12 education.
October 13, 2014
The grants from the National Institutes of Justice will support the evaluation of two distinct programs aimed at preventing school violence.
September 28, 2014
With three grants from the National Science Foundation totaling $4.4 million, Curry School of Education researchers will seek to widen the pipeline for those entering science, technology, engineering and math careers.
August 07, 2014
Catherine Bradshaw will discuss effective ways of preventing mental health and behavioral issues, and has a particular interest in prevention issues in war-torn and low-resource areas of the world.

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