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When a Student is "Held Back": New Research on the Impact

September 29, 2014William SchmittCategories: Default

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New research published by Megan Andrew, an assistant professor of sociology who is also on the faculty of Notre Dame's Center for Research on Educational Opportunity (CREO), demonstrates that primary-grade retention likely affects a student's educational attainments well after that primary school student was retained. Such retention decisions by administrators are commonly known as "holding back" a student to repeat a year of schooling. Andrew's research exploring the enduring impact--that is, scarring in the student's educational career--has been published in the journal  Read More

Book by Darcia Narvaez: Neurobiology & Morality

September 24, 2014William SchmittCategories: Default


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Institute for Educational Initiatives fellow Darcia Narvaez has authored a new book whose insights will interest scholars in psychology and other disciplines, as well as many others in and out of academia. Neurobiology and the Development of Human Morality: Evolution, Culture and Wisdom

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