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Puppets Get the Laser Treatment

by: Shawn Kornegay   

Interdisciplinary collaboration between the Neag School, co-created by Sandra Chafouleas, and Ballard Institute goes high tech with the help of the UConn Tech Park, to the benefit of children across the state.

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My First-Hand Account of Covering the Maccabiah in Israel

by: Shawn Kornegay   

As an undergraduate student at UConn, I reported from Gampel Pavilion, Rentschler Field, Elliot Ballpark, and numerous road venues, including Clemson University. I added a new location to my reporting journey this summer: Israel.

Professor Michael Coyne with schoolchildren

Neag School-Led Connecticut Partnership for Literacy Success Continues Mission to Teach All Children to Read

by: Shawn Kornegay   

For a decade, researchers from the Neag School of Education have worked with the state on an ambitious literacy initiative designed to close Connecticut’s significant achievement gap. Their efforts have proved so successful that now a program that began with a few pilot schools is set for significant expansion to school districts of need across the state.

Comprehensive Research Review Confirms the Substantial Benefits of Summer Math Programs

by: Shawn Kornegay   

The first comprehensive review of research on summer math programs in over 15 years suggests they may help mitigate the learning losses disproportionately experienced by low-income pre-K–12 students during the pandemic. The meta-analysis was published this week in Review of Educational Research, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Educational Research Association.

Report "Call for Action to Prevent Gun Violence"

Faculty Emeritus George Sugai One of a Coalition of National Researchers That Has Released a Violence Prevention Plan

by: Shawn Kornegay   

The recent mass shootings across the country—and there have been 214 mass shootings in the first five months of 2022—are another painful reminder of failed efforts to stop the kind of gun violence that occurred at Sandy Hook Elementary School nearly ten years ago. An interdisciplinary group of scholars who have studied school safety and violence prevention for decades, including Professor Emerita George Sugai of the Neag School of Education, are calling for immediate government action to initiate scientifically-informed actions to reduce gun violence.

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