EdNC: Researchers Release Analysis of North Carolina’s Private School Landscape
In a new report, Assistant Professor Anna Egalite, Ph.D., and other NC State College of Education researchers, examine North Carolina’s private school landscape, describing the agencies and associations that most frequently interact with schools, relevant legislative and policy developments that have shaped the private school sector in recent years and the availability and usefulness to researchers, policy makers, and practitioners alike of relevant administrative data.
Paper Co-authored by College of Education Faculty, Presented by Doctoral Student Daniela Barriga Wins 1st Place Award at International Conference on School Choice and Reform
Daniela Barriga, a second-year doctoral student, was initially nervous about presenting a paper she co-authored with several College of Education members at the International Conference on School Choice and Reform, but the paper ultimately won the first place prize and will soon be published in a special edition of the Journal of School Choice.
NC State Education Awarded $7.6M in Research Funding March-May 2019
Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education and its Friday Institute for Educational Innovation were awarded $7,643,909 to support 11 research projects from March 13 to May 15, 2019.
NC State Education Awarded $14.4M in Research Funding January-March 2019
Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education and its Friday Institute for Educational Innovation were awarded $14,456,357 to support eight research projects in the first quarter of 2019.
WRAL: Start Interventions Earlier to Improve Reading Skills
Trip Stallings, director of policy research at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, says better interventions in earlier grades could help North Carolina make more progress in reading achievement. Stallings is part of a team of researchers from the NC State College of Education and the Friday Institute that released findings from a five-year study on the state's Read to Achieve program last year.
Analysis Detects No State-Level Impacts for ‘Read to Achieve’ Initiative
North Carolina’s Read to Achieve initiative, the state program supporting reading mastery for all third-grade students, appears to have had no effect on reading scores for the first two cohorts of students exposed to the program, according to research and analysis conducted by North Carolina State University.
N&O: NC State Researchers Reveal Results in Newest ‘Read to Achieve’ Study
Researchers from the NC State College of Education and Friday Institute for Educational Innovation reveal findings from North Carolina's Read to Achieve program since its inception in 2012 and suggest ways to improve the statewide initiative moving forward.
Education Matters: Examining NC’s Private School Voucher Program
Education Matters explored two new reports -- including one from NC State College of Education researchers Anna Egalite and Trip Stallings --on the North Carolina Opportunity Scholarship voucher program on its Saturday evening television show.
Fordham Institute Flypaper: Steps Towards Examining the Academic Impact of North Carolina’s Opportunity Scholarship Program
In this Fordham Institute blog post, NC State Education researchers Anna Egalite and Trip Stallings discuss how they, along with colleague Stephen Porter, coordinated with a diverse set of public and private school partners to conduct a pilot evaluation on North Carolina's Opportunity Scholarship Program despite significant barriers.
WUNC: Researchers Say N.C. Voucher Program Needs Closer Look Than They Can Give
Researchers at the NC State College of Education and the Friday Institute this week released the results of an unpublished evaluation of the Opportunity Scholarship, a state-funded voucher that helps low-income students attend private schools. The research came out with positive results for the voucher recipients who participated in the study – but the authors say those results come with many caveats.