In the Media

2010

'The State of Things' examines the role of picture books

School of Education doctoral student Charna D'Ardenne was among the guests discussing children's picture books on WUNC-FM's "The State of Things" program.

Deceased alumna Dana Fox (M.Ed. '03) profiled by News & Observer

Dana Fox and her devotion to her students was profiled by The News & Observer. Fox died in October from complications after a surgery. She had been a teacher at Raleigh's Governor Morehead Preschool.

Dean of Equal Education

Frank Stasio, host of North Carolina Public Radio's "The State of Things" program talks to Dean Bill McDiarmid about his experiences and his views about the needs of public P-12 education.

SCALE leader talks about history of the literacy organization Education-Portal.com

Megan McCurley, executive director of SCALE, tells about the history and work of the literacy group.

Gregory Cizek interviewed by The New York Times on increased testing of students

Gregory Cizek, professor of educational measurement and evaluation, tells The New York Times that increased testing of students can play an important role in improving classroom results.

'The State of Things' asks: Who benefits from summer vacation?

Julie Justice, professor of literacy, was one of the guests when North Carolina Public Radio's "The State of Things" program explored the impact summer vacation can have on schoolchildren.

School of Education anniversary featured on WCHL

Alumni Director Laurie Norman is interviewed by the radio station in a feature describing the School's upcoming celebration.

Judith Meece, Matthew Irvin, Soo-yong Byun's work in rural education cited

Two studies that offer some good news for rural students were cited in an article on admission trends at elite colleges.

Bill McDiarmid, Kathleen Brown participate in WCHL community forum

Chapel Hill-Carrboro radio station WCHL held its annual community forum, a series of panel discussions focusing on pressing issues facing the community.

Bill McDiarmid comments on a study of teacher preparation and teacher effectiveness

Dean Bill McDiarmid comments on a study of teacher preparation and teacher effectiveness that was presented recently to the University of North Carolina Board of Governors.

Gregory Cizek discusses testing, accountability and the push for common standards across America

Gregory Cizek, professor of educational measurement and evaluation and a national testing expert, is interviewed about standardized testing, accountability systems and the push for common standards across America.