UGA Distinguished Research Professor Peter Smagorinsky discusses an interesting new book exposing the misperceptions and distortions about America's schools in an August 30 essay in the 'Get Schooled' blog of the Atlanta Journal Constitution.
College of Education faculty member T.J. Kopcha and doctoral student Lenie George were featured in a Hartwell Sun story on their work with students in Hart County School in the Hart County Archway Partnership.
UGA alumna Courtney Jones-Stevens (AB '10, MEd '13), who has a UGA master's degree in student affairs administration, takes part in an online discussion on the cultural relationship between white gay men and black women on Time.com.
The culture of accountability pressured school personnel to engage in blatantly unethical practices to create the appearance of learning, writes Distinguished Research Professor Peter Smagorinsky in an invited op-ed in the August 10 Atlanta Journal Constitution.
"Schools are becoming safer and safer for kids," says Katherine Raczynski, director of the Safe and Welcoming Schools Project in UGA's College of Education in an August 10 Athens Banner-Herald story on a decrease in numbers of bullying and school violence incidents.
University of Georgia Distinguished Research Professor Peter Smagorinsky writes a response to fellow academic Rick Diguette's recent essay on how ill prepared college freshmen are in writing in the July 28 issue of the Atlanta Journal Constitution's "Get Schooled" blog.