In the Media

2008

Kathleen Gallagher talks about increasing focus on academics in pre-school

Kathleen Gallagher, assistant professor of early childhood, families and literacy, discussed the increasing focus on academics in kindergarten and pre-kindergarten.

Gregory Cizek discusses student achievement at the University of Iowa

Gregory Cizek, professor of educational measurement and evaluation, will discuss validity issues related to using test results to measure student achievement at the University of Iowa.

Education school faculty places second in productivity

The School of Education’s literacy faculty is highlighted in this story from the UNC-Chapel Hill student newspaper, The Daily Tar Heel.

Kirsten Kainz highlighted in Education Week story

“Fellowships Aim to Nurture Research Talent” emphasizes the importance of fellowships, both doctoral and postdoctoral, in nurturing the professional growth of developing scholars in education.

Gregory Cizek discusses cheating and tests on NPR

“Graduate School Admissions Test Controversy Grows” focuses on the controversy regarding whether 6,000 business school students will have their GMAT scores canceled.

George Noblit discusses race and public education with WUNC

"Race and Public Education" considers the history of race in public education and the status of reform on this 50th anniversary of school integration in North Carolina.

Lynne Vernon-Feagans’ work featured in Education Week

"Poor Rural Children Attract Close Study" highlights the Family Life Project, the largest, most comprehensive study to date of young children growing up in rural America.

Lynne Vernon-Feagans discusses rural poverty and childhood development

Lynne Vernon-Feagans discusses the Family Life Project's initial findings.