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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. 

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Nov 14, 2022

How Colleges Can Help Students Make Friends Who Have Different Religious, Spiritual Beliefs

Co-curricular opportunities can impact whether college students make friends with students from different faith traditions. 

Oct 31, 2022

Associate Professor Anna Egalite Named a Visiting Fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution

NC State College of Education Associate Professor Anna Egalite has been selected as a Visiting Fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution. 

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Oct 28, 2022

Professor Meg Blanchard to Help Students Explore Bioeconomy Careers through Work on $2.25M Department of Energy Grant-funded Project

Professor Meg Blanchard is continuing her work to develop the American bioeconomy through her work on a new $2.25 million project funded by the U.S. Department of Energy. 

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Oct 27, 2022

‘Intervention Time and Space Should Support Teachers to Become Students of Their Students’: Associate Professor Jessica Hunt Discusses Award-winning Math Intervention Game, Offers Tips for Educators

The way that students experience intervention programs matter, says Associate Professor Jessica Hunt, who believes that an asset-based approach will better position learners through mathematics interventions. 

Maria Coady discusses multilingual education in rural schools

Oct 20, 2022

How Can Educators Help Linguistically Diverse Students in Rural Schools? ‘We Need to Think About the Expectations That We Have For Our Students’ Says Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Educational Equity Maria Coady

No matter where an educator teaches, they are likely to encounter students who are multilingual, but not all educators are equipped with the skills or tools needed to adequately meet the needs of these students. This is particularly true, said Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Educational Equity Maria Coady, in rural areas where resources may be limited. 

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Oct 14, 2022

NC State College of Education Awarded $6.4 Million in Grant Funding From July Through September, 2022

Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research and the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, were awarded $6,398,167 to support 12 projects from July 1 through Sept. 30, 2022. 

Student learning online

Oct 12, 2022

Teachers Detail Digital Safety Concerns, Strategies in Elementary Schools

A recent study detailed elementary school teachers’ concerns for students’ digital safety as well as strategies schools are implementing in response. 

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Oct 12, 2022

Publication and Presentation Roundup: A Look at Scholarly Work from College of Education Researchers from July-September, 2022

Faculty, staff and research associates at the NC State College of Education, including its Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research and Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, are publishing their research related to pressing educational topics in journals and sharing their work through national and international presentations. 

Distinguished Professor Hollylynne Lee and Friday Institute Senior Research Associate Gemma Mojica

Oct 6, 2022

Hollylynne Lee and Gemma Mojica Aim to Transform Teacher Preparation for Data Science and Statistics Education through $2.5 Million Grant

Since 2016, Hollylynne Lee and Gemma Mojica have been addressing the need to prepare more educators who can engage students in data investigations through the ESTEEM project. Now, they’re expanding upon that work to help teacher educators through a networked improvement community.