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New Study Explores Long-Term Impact of Educational Access in Chilean Schools

December 04, 2019Institute for Educational InitiativesCategories: Default and Featured

What would happen if we granted access for some of the most impoverished children in our communities to attend society’s best, most elite schools? 

Would it benefit them? How would they fit in, and how would they be treated by their classmates? What would be the long-term impact on their lives, and how would they look back on their schooling experiences? Read More

Alison Cheng develops adaptive testing tool to help high school students increase learning

October 16, 2019Carrie GatesCategories: Recent Publications, Default, and Featured

This story was originally posted on the College of Arts and Letters website.

 

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Student engagement has long been recognized as key to academic success. Most research, however, has focused on engagement generally, across the school setting. Read More

The University of Notre Dame’s Track and Cross Country Teams to Lead Sports Workshop for Youth in Mugunda, Kenya

October 09, 2019Institute for Educational InitiativesCategories: Recent Publications, Default, and Featured

Notre Dame, IN (October 9, 2019) - The Fostering Resilience Initiative, a part of the University of Notre Dame’s Institute for Educational Initiatives, will host a sports workshop for local youth this fall in Mugunda, Kenya, in conjunction with Notre Dame’s track and cross country teams. Read More

Miller-Graff Awarded $2.5 Million Grant from NIH

September 24, 2019Institute for Educational InitiativesCategories: Recent Publications, Default, and Featured

This article was originally published by Carrie Gates on al.nd.edu.

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Women are most likely to experience violence from their intimate partners when they are young — and when they are pregnant.  Read More

Berends Awarded Two-Year Grant from IES

September 13, 2019Institute for Educational InitiativesCategories: Recent Publications, Default, and Featured

Mark Berends, a professor of sociology and the director of the Center for Research on Educational Opportunity (CREO) at Notre Dame, has been awarded a $540,000 two-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences for his project Read More

Svarovsky Receives $400,000 NSF Grant to Transform Engineering Education

September 12, 2019Institute for Educational InitiativesCategories: Recent Publications, Default, and Featured

A team led by Dr. Gina Svarovsky of the University of Notre Dame’s Center for STEM Education will conduct a three-year study to examine how engineering experiences can make a lasting impression on children and their families, ultimately having the potential to influence the children’s interests, school trajectories, and professional careers. Read More

New Literacy Research Office Launches at Notre Dame

August 20, 2019Theo HelmCategories: Default and Featured

The James R. Squire Office of Policy Research in the English Language Arts is a partnership between the National Council of Teachers of English and the Notre Dame Center for Literacy Education. Read More

Trinter Awarded Luksic Family Collaboration Grant through Notre Dame International

May 15, 2019Institute for Educational InitiativesCategories: Default and Featured

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Dr. Christine Trinter, an assistant professor of mathematics education in the Notre Dame Center for STEM Education and a Fellow of the Institute for Educational Initiatives, has been awarded a Luksic Family Collaboration Grant through Notre Dame International Read More

CREO Grads Earn Honors at 2019 AERA Conference

April 16, 2019Theo HelmCategories: Default and Featured

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Two graduates from the University of Notre Dame’s Center for Research in Educational Opportunity (CREO) were honored at last week’s American Education Research Association (AERA) conference in Toronto for outstanding work on their dissertations.

 

Megan Austin won the AERA Division L (Policy & Politics) 2019 Dissertation Award, and Julie Dallavis Read More