In the Media

2011

N&O publishes Dean McDiarmid column on poverty, schools

Dean Bill McDiarmid brings to public discussion the impact of poverty on student learning outcomes in a guest column in the Dec. 14 edition of The News & Observer of Raleigh.

Cizek shows NBC news magazine 'Rock Center' how Atlanta cheating scandal was uncovered

Gregory Cizek, professor of educational measurement and evaluation, was interviewed by longtime television news anchorman and reporter Harry Smith for a story on NBC's "Rock Center with Brian Williams" in which Cizek described how cheating on school tests in Atlanta Public Schools was uncovered.

A bite out of education: NC cuts in education cause concern among teaching majors

The newspaper takes a look at the state of hiring of education majors. Carolina education majors consistently enjoy success in finding jobs.

USA Today examines investigations into test scores

Gregory Cizek, professor of educational measurement and evaluation, was quoted by USA Today in a story that reports on the status of an investigation into test score anomalies in Washington, D.C.

Time asks: In preschool, what matters more: 'Education' or play?

Kathleen Gallagher, clinical assistant professor and director of the child care program at the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, was interviewed for a Time.com column examining what type of child care best prepares young children for school success.

USA Today examines when test scores appear too good to be true

Gregory Cizek, professor of educational measurement and evaluation, was quoted by USA Today in a story that examined patterns of sharply rising scores on standardized tests at schools in six states and the District of Columbia.

Carolina Alumni Review queries Dean McDiarmid

The General Alumni Association magazine conducts a Q&A with Dean Bill McDiarmid and finds "No easy Answers."