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Left to right: Trish Sandman, Dean Paola Sztajn, and Kenneth Ferguson

Jun 13, 2024

Kenneth Ferguson, Trish Sandman Receive College of Education’s 2024 Awards for Excellence

Kenneth Ferguson and Trish Sandman are the recipients of the College of Education’s 2024 Awards for Excellence, which recognize employees who demonstrate excellence in their college or department, the NC State campus community or in the lives of others. They were  honored during the College of Education’s Faculty and Staff Awards Celebration this past spring and during the University Awards for Excellence ceremony on June 4. 

Danielle Moloney Gallagher

Jun 12, 2024

Danielle Moloney Gallagher ’20MED, ’24PHD Named Assistant Teaching Professor of Elementary Education

Danielle Moloney Gallagher ’20MED, ’24PHD will join NC State’s College of Education as an assistant teaching professor of elementary education beginning Aug. 16, 2024.  

Jun 6, 2024

EdNC: Forging Futures: Increasing Graduation Rates for Students in Foster Care

College of Education doctoral student Deandra Tart discusses the impact being in foster care can have on a child's education. 

Catherine Hartman

May 23, 2024

Catherine Hartman Named Assistant Professor of Community College Leadership

Catherine Hartman has been named an assistant professor of community college leadership with NC State’s College of Education, effective Aug. 16, 2024. Currently, she is an assistant teaching professor of community college leadership with the College of Education and a faculty scholar at the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research. 

Briana Gaines

May 23, 2024

Briana Gaines Joining College of Education as Assistant Teaching Professor of Counseling and Counselor Education

Briana Gaines will join NC State’s College of Education as an assistant teaching professor of counseling and counselor education, beginning Aug. 16, 2024. Currently, Gaines is a clinical assistant professor of counselor education at the University of Florida. 

Devin Kearns

May 23, 2024

Devin Kearns Named Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Early Literacy

Devin Kearns will join NC State’s College of Education as its inaugural Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Early Literacy, effective Aug. 16, 2024. The Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Early Literacy was established by longtime NC State supporters Ann and Jim Goodnight to support the activities of a professor who focuses on teaching the science of reading in early literacy. 

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May 21, 2024

WCNC: North Carolina Schools Are More Segregated Now Than 40 Years Ago, Study Finds

A study by N.C. State shows schools here are more segregated now than in the 1980s. Researchers behind the study say the state's voucher program for private schools and the recent growth in charter schools are largely to blame. 

May 20, 2024

The News and Observer: NC’s Public Schools Are Now More Racially Segregated Than They Were in the 1980s

Friday marked 70 years since the U.S. Supreme Court’s historic Brown vs. Board of Education decision that triggered decades of efforts to integrate schools. But N.C. State researchers say the data shows North Carolina’s public schools are more racially segregated now than they were in the late 1980s. 

students in a classroom in the 1950s

May 20, 2024

ABC11: 70 Years After Brown v Board, Segregation Remains in NC Public Schools

According to "Can Our Schools Capture the Educational Gains of Diversity? North Carolina School Segregation, Alternatives and Possible Gains", a joint study between researchers at N.C. State University and UCLA, even as North Carolina's public schools have become more racially diverse, they are more segregated now than they were 30 years ago. 

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May 20, 2024

WRAL: NC Schools Are Struggling With Segregation 70 Years After Brown v. Board, New Research Shows

While fewer North Carolina schools have overwhelmingly white student bodies, more Black students are attending schools that are overwhelmingly made up of students of color, according to a study released this month by researchers at North Carolina State University and the University of California, Los Angeles.