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College of Education ranked #30 Beset Online Master's Program in the nation

Jan 24, 2023

NC State College of Education Ranked #30 in U.S. News’ Best Online Programs Rankings

NC State’s College of Education was tied at #30 in the nation in the 2023 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Online Master's in Education Programs rankings. Nationally, the college also ranked #9 for veterans, and in speciality categories, #15 in Educational Administration and Supervision and #19 in Curriculum and Instruction. 

Developing Cultural Competence (DCC) Program

Jan 17, 2023

College of Education Sponsoring $100 Program Fee for Students Who Participate in Developing Cultural Competence (DCC) Program

The Developing Cultural Competence (DCC) Virtual Exchange and certificate program is hosted by the NC State Global Training Initiative.   The College of Education is sponsoring the $100 Program Fee for students… 

Library books

Jan 13, 2023

Chalkbeat: Book Challenges May Have ‘Chilling Effects’ on New LGBTQ Books in School Libraries, Study Finds

Associate Professor of Social Studies Education Paula McAvoy spoke with Chalkbeat about a new study out of Boston University that looked at book challenges in school districts and the effect they may have on library acquisitions. 

Students raising hands in classroom

Jan 11, 2023

EdNC: Respect Educators and Their Knowledge

"We owe it to educators (as well as all students) to ensure they feel the trust and respect they deserve," writes College of Education Dean Paola Sztajn in a Perspective published on EdNC.org. 

Apple on books

Jan 10, 2023

Equity-in-Education Law Poses Challenges for States

A new study highlights some of the challenges states face as they look to meet requirements of a federal law designed to ensure students have equitable opportunities for education in K-12 schools, regardless of race, income, disability or other factors. The Abstract spoke with lead author Assistant Professor Jenn Ayscue and co-author Lance Fusarelli, Distinguished Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy, about how states are interpreting the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). 

Brooke Goodgame

Dec 19, 2022

Sophomore Brooke Goodgame on Her Semester in Prague: “It’s Impossible to Come Here and Not Grow and Mature in One’s Academic and Personal Life”

Brooke Goodgame, a third-year education major, spent her fall semester studying abroad in Prague. 

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Dec 19, 2022

Cosmos Magazine: Put Science Tools on Santa’s List

When children have greater access to science tools at home – equipment like rulers, measuring cups and kitchen scales – and time to tinker with them, it can strengthen their interest and confidence in science. That’s according to a new study published in Research in Science Education, led by Megan Ennes and co-investigator Gail Jones, together with the Florida Museum of Natural History. 

graduating student

Dec 16, 2022

Congrats, Class of 2022!

We graduated about 158 new alumni on Dec. 16, 2022. View photos and a recap, and meet some of our graduating students. Among them are first-generation college students, researchers already making an impact on their fields and members of the Wolfpack football team. 

a child reading a book

Nov 28, 2022

WUNC: For one NC county, the reading gap between high and low-income students narrowed during COVID

A new study on a large North Carolina school district found the reading gap narrowed between high and low-income students there during the pandemic. The study by researchers at NC State's College of Education, in affiliation with researchers at Harvard and other universities, examined the reading scores of third through fifth graders at about 180 elementary schools in an unnamed North Carolina county. 

Mike Flores

Nov 9, 2022

EdNC.org: Community Colleges Can Advance Economic Mobility, Mike Flores Says at 2022 Dallas Herring Lecture

Community colleges have the power to advance equity and economic mobility through local collaboration, Chancellor of the Alamo Colleges District Mike Flores told guests during the keynote address of the 2022 Dallas Herring Lecture on Tuesday, Nov. 8.