From the dean
In reforming schools, let’s rely on evidence, not ideology

Good research is being done in some schools of education regarding how to improve learning. We need to do a better job of letting policymakers know about that research. … [Read more]

Simeonsson to be given Lifetime Achievement Award

Rune Simeonsson, professor of school psychology and early childhood education, will be honored next month with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Disability Section of the American Public Health Association … [Read more]

2011 Distinguished Alumni Awards Luncheon on Saturday

The School of Education will honor five people during its annual awards event. … [Read more]

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In the Media

Testing irregularities drawing more attention

Gregory Cizek, professor of educational measurement and evaluation, has been quoted extensively in the news media recently as more school districts across the country wrestle with test scoring irregularities. Following is a sampling of recent stories:

What has made UNC’s women’s soccer program so good for so long?

Steve Knotek, associate professor of school psychology and early childhood education, talked with Chapel Hill radio station WCHL about his study of Carolina’s women’s soccer program. Listen to Knotek in the June 16, 2011 program.

Learning with LEARN NC

Enroll now for eLearning for Educators professional development courses

Start your year by sharpening your skills and earning renewal credit with eLearning for Educators professional development courses. There are many courses to choose from and there is still time to enroll in courses starting in late September and early October. … [Read more]

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