Special Education Student Receives Scholarship

Kaitlin Smith Ayres, a student in the moderate and severe disabilities alternative certification program, was awarded the American Council on Rural Special Education (ACRES) Teacher Scholarship Award at the council’s annual conference in March. The award is given to a practicing rural teacher to provide an opportunity to pursue education … Read More

Nietzel Presentations Scheduled for April 17

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The University of Kentucky Graduate School’s Nietzel Visiting Distinguished Faculty Award and UK College of Education Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Rehabilitation Counseling will host a colloquia Monday, April 17 in 109 Dickey Hall. Two faculty members from the University of Florida College of Education will give presentations. … Read More

Researching Grading to Improve Education

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Thomas Guskey is a professor of educational psychology in the UK College of Education. His research focuses on the way teachers grade and how they report that information to parents. “The grading practices used in most schools today are really steeped in tradition. They are, in many cases, the longest … Read More

Student Wins Award to Study at Oxford University

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The University of Kentucky College of Education’s Derek Gaiser, a secondary social studies education and history junior from Ludlow, Kentucky, has been awarded an English-Speaking Union (ESU) Scholarship presented by the English-Speaking Union Kentucky Branch. The scholarship will cover Gaiser’s expenses for summer study at Oxford University. The Kentucky Branch … Read More

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