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Faculty member lends homeschooling expertise to PBS News Hour

April 23, 2018
While white children still remain the majority of children taught at home, the number of black children is on the rise, says Cheryl Fields-Smith, associate professor in the department of educational theory and practice.

Media mention: Baker quoted in Washington Post

April 20, 2018
The star of this year's NCAA women's basketball tournament has to draw a shaky line between her athletic abilities and the experience on a national TV show, he says.

Smagorinsky shines light on effective school leaders

April 9, 2018
During his ongoing research study, Peter Smagorinsky discovered an outstanding principal who was praised by a participant for his leadership and involvement at a Madison County high school.

Professor challenges ‘Lean In’ in wake of #MeToo movement

March 27, 2018
Laura Bierema was quoted by CNN Money on the book’s message of women’s workplace empowerment.

New study examines link between school choice policies and gentrification

March 19, 2018
Households are far more likely to gentrify communities of color when school choice options expand, according to assistant professor Walker Swain.

Assistant professor co-authors study on misophonia; featured in top publications

March 8, 2018
In a new study, Logan Fiorella found that people who said they were sensitive to sounds had a harder time mastering and retaining information when they could hear a person chewing gum.

Higher education can help remove barriers to access, says Means

March 6, 2018
An article in the winter 2018 edition of the Journal of College Admission cites assistant professor Darris Means for his knowledge of college access among rural and black high school students.

Professor emphasizes human relationships, not data points

February 27, 2018
Peter Smagorinsky highlights the importance of teacher-student relationships, rather than data points, in a blog post for the Atlanta Journal Constitution.

Media Mentions: Lynall on concussions, Burke on books

February 22, 2018
A new blood test for concussions draws concerns, and faculty acknowledge the awkwardness of assigning their own books to a class.

There’s no shame in sweat, says kinesiology department head

February 8, 2018
Janet Buckworth’s comments in Women’s Health Magazine support larger idea of sweat as something to be embraced.