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CCF Conducting Study of Children's Memory

October 24, 2011William SchmittCategories: Featured and Default

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The CCFis looking for children aged 4-6 and their parent to participate in a Memory Study, with psychology professor and .IEI Fellow Kristin Valentino as principal investigator. Read More

Target's Donation Supports New ACE Literacy Program

October 19, 2011William SchmittCategories: Featured and Default

The University of Notre Dame's Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE) today launched the "ACE Readers" program, a state-of-the-art childhood literacy program designed to combat the achievement gap that plagues at-risk communities. The program will be implemented in the Notre Dame ACE Academy (NDAA) schools in Tucson, Ariz., and was made possible by a $118,000 grant from Target Read More

ND Athletics and ACE Sports Initiative Reach Local Youth

October 13, 2011William SchmittCategories: Default

                A new collaboration between the Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE) and the Notre Dame Athletics Department is bringing

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a new experience to young people in the South Bend area, combining the excitement of Fighting Irish football and the development of life skills that can convey inspiration and success. Read More

Carbonaro Elected Chair of ASA Section

October 06, 2011William SchmittCategories: Featured and Default

Bill Carbonaro has been elected chair of the Sociology of Education section of the American Sociological Association. The section chair is res

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ponsible for organizing all of the events for the Annual Meeting, as well as any administrative work that needs attention during the year. Bill is currently the chair-elect of the section, and his term will begin in August of 2012 after the Annual Meetings in Denver. He will serve as section chair in 2012-13, culminating with the 2013 meetings in New York City. Read More

ND Forum Panelists Probe School Challenges

October 03, 2011William SchmittCategories: Featured and Default

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The ND Forum panel discussion, "The Conversation: Developing the Schools Our Children Deserve," took place Sept. 28. Leading voices in K-12 education offered prescriptions for reforming K-12 schools, as The Observer Read More