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News articles categorized as: Schools and Administrators

Study to explore impact of COVID-19 on pre-K children’s school readiness skills, recovery rates

September 17, 2020
To assess the long-term impact of COVID-19 on young students, researchers in the College are investigating the rate at which pre-K children return to pre-pandemic levels of school readiness.

Educators must unplug their ideas about students’ tech abilities

August 5, 2020
Associate professor Tisha Lewis Ellison cautions teachers from assuming too much about a student’s digital abilities. Kids can figure it out, she says, whether or not they have access to a computer in their home.

The Black Family Homeschool Educators and Scholars' inaugural teach-in will provide information about homeschooling Black children

July 2, 2020
Cheryl Fields-Smith has seen a dramatic increase in homeschooling inquiries due to COVID-19. Because of these increases, she co-founded Black Family Homeschool Educators and Scholars.

UGA professor emeritus co-authors new book on democratizing education

March 11, 2020
A new book co-authored by Carl Glickman provides a set of practical guidelines for educational leaders striving to renew their schools.

UGA College of Education named for Mary Frances Early

February 26, 2020
The University of Georgia held a ceremony Tuesday to celebrate the naming of the College of Education in honor of Mary Frances Early, UGA's first African American graduate and a pioneering music educator.

Study shows strong teachers' unions preserve education spending

November 13, 2019
States with collective bargaining for teachers experienced substantially smaller drops in teacher salaries after the Great Recession, according to a new study.

Associate professor speaks at back-to-school event

September 4, 2019
Bettina Love highlighted the district's goal to ensure all mixed-race and African American students succeed in the classroom.

Two alumnae receive Fulbright awards to teach abroad

August 20, 2019
Kelli Bivins (M.Ed. '02, Ed.S. '11) and Elaine Dasher (M.Ed. '96) will build relationships with teachers in different countries and harness international perspectives in their classrooms.

Associate professor receives 2020 Excellence in Scholarship Award from AMTE

August 2, 2019
AnnaMarie Conner was recently recognized by the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators for her significant and lasting contributions to the field.

Associate professor discusses school desegregation in the South

July 12, 2019
Sheneka Williams was quoted by ABC News on school integration efforts in the South. Communities may support desegregation, but oftentimes, they don't want to shuffle their kids around for racial balance, she said.