Young people’s engagement in the world around them can have a profound influence on society and on the individual, said Curry School professor Nancy Deutsch, who is organizing a conference on youth activism this week.
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June 10, 2014
U.Va. education professor Dewey Cornell is among the contributors to a new report that recommends ways to keep more kids in the classroom and out of the juvenile justice system.
January 14, 2014
Curry School assistant professor Michael Kofler and colleagues found that programs intended to boost working memory aren’t improving the “working” part.
July 08, 2013
U.Va. to Conduct First Study on Teachers’ Professional Development Program Aimed at Boosting Student Learning
There is a “huge societal benefit if we can cut the number of teachers that leave the field and improve the quality of the classroom experience for their students,” U.Va.’s Patrick Tolan said.
November 08, 2012
From developing water filtration systems in Guatemala to improving Charlottesville’s City Market, U.Va.’s Jefferson Public Citizens Program is meeting its academic and civic engagement objectives, according to a study.
November 05, 2012
U.Va. researchers will study the influence of non-parental adults in the lives of adolescents and how those bonds develop. Until now, little work has been done on how these relationships are formed and sustained.
November 02, 2012
Dewey Cornell, a professor in the Curry School of Education, has been named to the just launched research advisory board of Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation.
October 31, 2012
Researchers at U.Va. find that prevalence of teasing and bullying predicts high school dropout rates.
October 17, 2012
U.Va.’s Youth-Nex Center is helping to fund four grants for early-career scholars working to improve academic achievement of military-connected youth.
October 11, 2012
Researchers at U.Va. have won a four-year, $500,000 federal grant to develop a standard model to assess school climate and safety in Virginia’s middle and high schools.