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News articles categorized as: Schools and Administrators

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.

Georgia Children's Book Awards names 2018 winners

March 23, 2018
More than 30,000 children across the state took part in this year's vote.

College career program benefits high school students

March 23, 2018
Kiara Plummer is one of nine Clarke County high school students who are benefiting from programs that provide part-time jobs and internships.

2017-2018 College of Education Distinguished Alumni Awards honor six for their achievements

March 21, 2018
Six graduates of the University of Georgia's College of Education will be recognized for their career achievements and community leadership at the College's 13th annual Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner on April 6.

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.

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.

Associate professor works to refine school assessments for students

February 5, 2018
Laine Bradshaw was recently featured in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution for her work on a pilot program that will help refine school assessments for Putnam County School District.

How one educator revived her enthusiasm for the classroom

January 5, 2018
In the AJC's Get Schooled blog, professor Peter Smagorinsky has been following one Georgia teacher's journey since she was a student at UGA.

Assistant professor quoted on test-based accountability

November 13, 2017
Richard Welsh was recently quoted by the AJC on Georgia's new scoring system proposal.

Fifth annual workshop helps build new partnerships

November 10, 2017
The Professional Development Schools Workshop took place Oct. 24 with an energetic group representing eight universities and P-12 school districts from the Southeast.