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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.

Alumnus named College of Education dean at Winona State

June 24, 2019
Daniel Kirk (PhD '08) previously served as dean and professor of education at American University of Ras al Khaimah in the United Arab Emirates, as well as associate dean and professor at the National Defense College in Abu Dhabi.

Alumna named Georgia High School Science Teacher of the Year

June 11, 2019
Chelsea Sexton (BSEd '14), a teacher at Kennesaw Mountain High School, connects science content with topics that directly affect her students' lives.

Living, and giving, with purpose: Alumna's teaching career turns to technology

June 4, 2019
Jamie Rife (MED '08) connects unmet student needs with community members who want to help.

The Innovators: A visit with three educators who are pushing classroom boundaries

May 29, 2019
Whether it's through hands-on activities or digital tools, educators are re-shaping the way classroom lessons are delivered to 21st-century students.

Abolitionist teaching: 'It's about you caring and loving our culture'

May 20, 2019
Bettina Love wants to push American public education to the next level. The associate professor is calling for more radical reforms to the country's educational system, which she compares to the abolitionist movement.

Media mention: Welsh's research sheds light on disparities in school discipline

May 17, 2019
It's a complex issue, said Richard Welsh, who recently presented his research to the Clarke County Board of Education.

Students derive words—and entire presentations—from pictures

May 17, 2019
Elementary book club finds inspiration from Georgia Children's Book Award-nominated books.

Speaking together: Collaboration helps students tell their stories

April 25, 2019
A recent showcase of student projects at Cedar Shoals High School capped a yearlong project connecting literacy and language skills with leadership and arts development.

Social studies collaboration supports new teacher growth

April 18, 2019
An innovative secondary social studies collaboration is having a positive effect on local teachers and UGA teacher candidates.