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Dec 20, 2017

Tes: Pupils Perform Better with Teachers of the Same Race and Sex, Research Suggests

Children are more likely to try harder and aim higher in school if their teachers are from the same demographic group, research by NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Anna Egalite and Brian Kisida of the University of Missouri shows. 

Diversity in the Classroom

Nov 10, 2017

NBC News: When College Classrooms Become Ideologically Segregated, Everyone Suffers

NBC News features a report Stephen R. Porter and Paul D. Umbach, experts in education policy and professors at the NC State College of Education, led a decade ago that assessed factors that predict undergraduate major choice by surveying undergraduates at an unnamed elite liberal arts college. The researchers found, after controlling for many variables, that politics were a powerful predictor of major, rivaled only by personality. 

Math Classroom

Aug 18, 2017

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 3, 2017

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. 

Court of North Carolina

Feb 27, 2017

Egalite Receives Young Alumni Award from University of Arkansas

A month after Education Next named one of her research articles its top article of 2016, Assistant Professor Anna Egalite receives another honor recognizing her education research. 

Anna Egalite

Jan 9, 2017

Dr. Anna Egalite Author of Education Next’s Top Article of 2016

Scholarly journal Education Next selected one of Egalite’s recent articles, “How Family Background Influences Student Achievement: Can schools narrow the gap?,” as the top article published in the journal in 2016. 

Memorial Belltower at dusk.

Nov 22, 2016

5 Questions with RTI University Scholar Sylvia Nassar-McMillan

Find out how Dr. Sylvia Nassar-McMillan, a 2016-2017 RTI University scholar, will spend her year away from the College of Education. 

Photo of Assistant Professor Brooks Bowden

Sep 22, 2016

Spotlight on Assistant Professor Brooks Bowden

Brooks Bowden is one of seven new faculty members joining the College of Education for the 2016-2017 academic year. An assistant professor of methods and policy in the Department of Educational Leadership, Policy and Human Development, Bowden advocates for educational policymaking that benefits young children. 

Jul 13, 2016

Spotlight on Lisa Bass, Author of New Book on Black Masculine Caring

Lisa Bass, assistant professor in the Department of Educational Leadership, Policy and Human Development, authored and edited the recently-released Black Mask-ulinity: A Framework for Black Masculine Caring. Published by Peter Lang, the book engages readers in an analysis and understanding of Black Masculine Caring (BMC), an emerging theoretical framework that examines both how black males express care and what types of care they need to thrive. 

Jun 13, 2016

Spotlight on Professor Audrey Jaeger and the Faculty Workload and Rewards Project

Audrey Jaeger addresses some of today’s most pressing questions in higher education by critically examining the academic workplace. Jaeger, an Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership, Policy and Human Development, seeks to answer questions pertaining to faculty development through the Faculty Workload and Rewards Project.