Research and Impact

Aug 18, 2017  |  Research and Impact

Research Explores How Private Schools, Families Make Voucher Decisions

A third report by NC State College of Education researchers about the North Carolina Scholarship Opportunity Program -- a publicly-funded voucher program -- highlights student demographic and income information.

Aug 18, 2017

New NSF-Funded Project to Improve Student Experiences in STEM

Professor Aaron C. Clark is the co-principal investigator for a project addressing the shortcomings of introductory STEM courses at universities to support the retention, success and engagement of STEM students.

Aug 3, 2017  |  In the News

N&O: School Costs Still a Challenge for Families Using Vouchers

The Raleigh News & Observer writes about two new reports on North Carolina's Opportunity Scholarship, a publicly funder voucher program, that Assistant Professor Anna Egalite led.

Jul 13, 2017  |  In the News

NJ.com: Does Wearing Lab Coats in Class Inspire Young Scientists? Research Team Finding Out

Professors Gail Jones and Sarah Carrier are part of a research team studying whether wearing a white lab coat influences how elementary school students think about science.

Jul 10, 2017  |  Our People

Penny A. Pasque Joins College as Head of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development

Previously a professor and program area coordinator at the University of Oklahoma, Pasque will provide leadership for the college's nationally-renowned Department of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development.

Jun 30, 2017  |  Research and Impact

EdWeek: What Can Make Black, Female Students Feel Valued? Having Black, Female Teachers.

Students feel happier, more valued, and more motivated when they have a teacher of the same race and gender as them, a new study from Assistant Professor Anna J. Egalite finds.

Jun 29, 2017  |  Research and Impact

Promoting Math Pedagogy

A partnership between the Person County Schools and College of Education, Project C3M equips teachers with innovative mathematics instruction to improve student outcomes and help kindergarten through eighth grade students build a strong mathematical foundation.

Jun 13, 2017  |  Honors and Awards

Karen Keene Receives 1-Year Appointment to NSF as Program Officer

As a program officer with the National Science Foundation, the associate professor of mathematics education will be involved in grant proposals related to improving STEM Teaching at the Undergraduate Level.

Jun 7, 2017

Leadership in Public Science: Meet K.C. Busch

Incoming Assistant Professor of Science Education and Leadership in Public Science cluster member K.C. Busch’s work examines how climate change is communicated in educational settings and what motivates young people to take action on this issue.

May 26, 2017

Helping Social Studies Teachers Engage Students in Learning About World War I

Associate Professor Meghan Manfra is helping teachers and students better understand the impact of World War I on North Carolina through curriculum resources she helped develop for the N.C. Museum of History’s interactive multimedia World War I exhibit that opened in April.