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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.