Dr. Julie Washington (third from right-to-left) participated in the 2017 Student Disability Summit in Washington, D.C. In celebration of the anniversary for the American with Disabilities Act, this summit engaged discussion around the support of academic success and professional development of African American youth with disabilities.
The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans is an… more »
The Urban Child Study Center (UCSC) is a member of the National Network of Education Research-Practice Partnerships (NNERPP). This week, UCSC, participated in the 2017 Annual NNERPP Forum in Nashville, Tennessee. The UCSC team was joined by two of its current research partners: Atlanta Public Schools (Janelle Clay) and GEEARS (Hanah Goldberg). Together, they were… more »
Faculty and graduate students in the Urban Child Study Center participated in the annual conference for the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading (SSSR) in Nova Scotia, Halifax this week. SSSR is an interdisciplinary, international society dedicated to promoting and advancing the principles of science to study of reading and related areas, including oral… more »
On Friday June 23, 2017 Dr. Rihana S. Mason was one of ten concurrent workshop presenters at the 2017 SAEOPP McNair/SSS Scholars Research Conference. SAEOPP is the Southeastern Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel. SAEOPP has been committed to preparing future generations of young people for success by providing educational opportunities for economically disadvantaged, first… more »
In Hwang was recently awarded a Language and Literacy Undergraduate Research Fellowship (http://researchlanglit.gsu.edu/) for 2017-2018. She will examine the receptive vocabulary profiles of preschool and elementary school children who speak African American English and investigate how these receptive vocabulary profiles are influenced by dialect density. In is a senior who is pursuing her… more »