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Mar 4, 2021

Student Experience Research Network: How Intermediary Organizations Use Research to Promote Equity & Inclusion in Education

Student Experience Research Network: How Intermediary Organizations Use Research to Promote Equity & Inclusion in Education

Feb 26, 2021

EdLeader: Measuring the Impact of Effective Principals featuring Dr. Anna Egalit‪e‬

NC State College of Education Associate Professor Anna Egalite, Ph.D., discusses a recent Wallace Foundation report she co-authored that found the impact of principals is even stronger than initially thought. 

Feb 26, 2021

The Chronicle of Higher Education: Faculty Members Are Suffering Burnout. These Strategies Could Help.

Audrey Jaeger, Ph.D., W. Dallas Herring Professor in the NC State College of Education and Executive Director of the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research, shares why community college leaders need flexibility as they serve a diverse student population with varying needs.

Feb 24, 2021

Teachers College Record: Review of Meghan Manfra’s Action Research for Classrooms, Schools, and Communities

A review of Action Research for Classrooms, Schools, and Communities, authored by Associate Professor Meghan Manfra, Ph.D., published in Teachers College Record says the book "has the potential to become a worn text in any action researcher’s library, specifically those researchers inquiring about educational policy and school reform."

Feb 23, 2021

EdNC: A Qualified, Well-prepared Principal in Every School

A new study commissioned by the Wallace Foundation and co-authored by NC State College of Education Associate Professor Anna Eglite, Ph.D., highlights the importance of effective principals. Programs like the College of Education's Northeast Leadership Academy (NELA) are helping to prepare high-quality principals to fill those roles. 

Feb 18, 2021

EdNC: A Deep Dive into the Advanced Teaching Roles Program

Friday Institute for Educational Innovation conducted a deep dive into three pilot districts — Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS), Edgecombe County Public Schools (ECPS) and Pitt County Schools (PCS) — implementing the Advanced Teaching Roles program to learn why some aspects of the program led to improvements in recruitment and retention, stabilization of school culture, and gains in student outcomes, while some aspects did not.

Feb 16, 2021

Education Week: Top-Tier Principals Spark Big Gains in Student Learning. A New Study Shows How Much

A new study co-authored by NC State College of Education Associate Professor Anna Egalite, Ph.D., shows that replacing a below-average principal with an above-average one can add the equivalent of 2.9 more months of learning in math and 2.7 more months of learning in reading during a single school year.

Feb 16, 2021

WTVD: Experts Offer Advice for Successful Return To In-person Learning

Patricia Hillard, Ph.D., a research scholar at the NC State College of Education's Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, offers advice for educators as they prepare for a return to in-person learning. 

Feb 12, 2021

LSU Ogden Honors College: Ogden Honors College Alumna Appointed Head of NC State University’s Department of Teacher Education and Learning Sciences

Louisiana State University shares a profile on NC State College of Education Professor Jessica DeCuir-Gunby, Ph.D., who is the first Black woman to serve as head of the Department of Teacher Education and Learning Sciences in 17 years. 

Feb 10, 2021

The Chronicle of Higher Education: For Some Private Colleges, Larger Numbers of International Students May Have Led to In-Person Instruction

A new working paper co-authored by Melissa Whatley, Ph.D., a postdoctoral research scholar at the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research, suggests that private nonprofit colleges with larger shares of international students were more likely to shift their fall reopening plans to offer in-person instruction