Rostosky Looks at Effects of Anti-LGB Legislation

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When marriage amendments are on the ballot, lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) people experience acute psychological stress and downturns in general well-being; they also become more politically active. These findings, particularly pertinent in the wake of the passage of California’s Proposition 8 are contained in two articles to be published … Read More

Thomas Guskey Receives NSDC Contribution to the Field Award

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Coming on the heels of being named an American Education Research Association Fellow, Thomas Guskey was honored by the National Staff Development Council (NSDC) with its Contribution to the Field Award at the group’s 41st Annual Conference. Guskey was joined by Shirley Ford as this year’s honorees. Guskey, a professor … Read More

Assistant Professor Margaret Bausch Named a Great Teacher

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Margaret Bausch (left) was named a 2009 Great Teacher by the UK Alumni Association. Marian Moore Sims, a UK College of Education alumna, was on hand to notify Bausch of the honor. Margaret Bausch, an assistant professor in the Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation Counseling in the University of … Read More

Gill Named 2009 Teacher of the Year

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Karen Gill, an alumna of the College of Education, was named the 2009 Kentucky Teacher of the Year by the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) and Ashland Inc., in ceremonies held on Oct. 22 at the Capitol Rotunda in Frankfort, Ky. Gill, who received her master’s degree in secondary education … Read More

Colleges of Education, Law Commemorate “Rose at 20”

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‘Rose at 20’ Reflects on Kentucky Education Reform by Jenny Wells, UK Public Relations To mark the 20th anniversary of one of the most important decisions in Kentucky education history, the University of Kentucky’s colleges of Education and Law, along with the Kentucky Law Journal, will host an event to … Read More

Brian Bottge Receives $2.3 Million IES Grant to Improve the Math Performance of Low-Performing Middle School Students

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by Brad Duncan National assessments reveal that many students score at or below the basic level in math. However, thanks to a four-year, $2.3 million Cognition and Student Learning grant from the U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences (IES), University of Kentucky College of Education Professor Brian Bottge … Read More

Vick Named Chair of the Accreditation Commission for AdvancED

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UK College of Education alumna Barbara Vick was elected to serve as Chair of the Accreditation Commission for AdvancED at the 2009 AdvancED Board of Trustees meeting held in Alpharetta, Ga., June 19. AdvancED is the parent organization of the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA … Read More

Award-winning Children’s Author to Speak

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by Jenny Wells, UK Public Relations Vicki Cobb, an award winning author of more than 85 children’s science trade books will visit the University of Kentucky Sept. 14 and 15 for a book signing and speaking presentation. The book signing will be held at 4 p.m Monday, Sept. 14, at … Read More

Laurie Henry Helps Adults Get “PlugGED In”

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by Brad Duncan Earning a GED just got better for adult learners in Virginia, thanks in part to UK College of Education Assistant Professor Laurie Henry. When Richard Sebastian and his colleagues were developing the new “PlugGED In” program in Virginia, he called on Henry to serve as the lead … Read More

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