Wealthy charter school backers have directed most of their money to a select number of states, particularly ones where charter schools are better at raising test scores, according to a new study by Dr. Joseph Ferrare, Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation and graduate Renee … Read More
Story by Whitney Harder School is tough for a lot of children, but the classroom can be especially stressful for kids struggling with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). As a matter of fact, nearly 15 percent of Kentucky children are currently diagnosed with ADHD, the highest rate in the nation. Many struggle to pay … Read More
UK College of Education students, faculty and staff recently donated more than 212 pounds of food and toiletries as part of the Big Blue Pantry Drive. The donations were organized by the College’s staff council charity committee. The Big Blue Pantry supports UK students experiencing food insecurity or hunger.
The UK College of Education, along with past and present colleagues and students from across the University of Kentucky and other institutions, paid tribute Nov. 14 to Dr. Robert Shapiro, founding director of the UK Human Biodynamics Laboratory. Thirty years ago, the College of Education and the College of Allied … Read More
The Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation presents: Fifty Years in Education William H. McCann Wednesday, Nov. 15 • 12 to 1 p.m. 131 Taylor Education Building Join us for an engaging talk by William H. McCann, a 1953 graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Law and … Read More
Researchers who conduct analyses on large data sets may benefit from a presentation on latent class analysis (LCA) and how to implement LCA on an empirical data set using Mplus software. LCA provides researchers valuable insights into various types of respondents and constructing future intervention strategies for them. Caihong R. Li will lead … Read More
Whether you’re a teacher, parent, or student, a new school year may seem to have more in common with a marathon than a sprint. However, Thomas Guskey, Professor of Educational Psychology in the UK College of Education’s Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology, raises the point that the first … Read More
Signature Programs of ACSM: Exercise is Medicine and the American Fitness Index Dr. Walter Thompson, President of the American College of Sports Medicine, will present the graduate Exercise Science seminar Friday, September 8, 9-10 a.m. in the Taylor Education Building auditorium (TEB 158). Dr. Thompson will also address issues related to … Read More