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UCSC is invited to join the National Network of Education Research-Practice Partnership

The Urban Child Study Center has been invited join the National Network of Education Research-Practice Partnerships (NNERPP). NNERPP’s focus has been on supporting the development of powerful research-practice partnerships in a variety of educational settings. Some of the many benefits of this alliance will allow UCSC to:

Participate in the annual meeting to facilitate a… more »

Margaret Quinn wins the Hayden-Waltz Doctoral Dissertation Award

 

Margaret F. Quinn, a graduate research assistant in the Urban Child Study Center,  is the winner of the 2017 Hayden-Waltz Doctoral Dissertation Award established by College of Education & Human Development alumni, Drs. Mel Hayden (Ph.D. ’89, Ed.S. ’82) and Lucy Waltz Hayden (Ph.D. ’86, M.Ed. ’77), to honor their parents.… more »

The Launch of Atlanta 323

Posted On February 6, 2017
Categories Spotlight, Top Stories

What is Atlanta 323?

Atlanta 323 is a research-practice partnership between Atlanta Public Schools and Georgia State University to create an integrated, longitudinal P3 database for metro Atlanta. Funded by the Spencer Foundation, this partnership will focus on school readiness and achievement in children from age 3 to grade 3. Dr. Nicole Patton-Terry of Georgia State University will… more »

Edwards selected to receive the Provost Dissertation Fellowship

Erica Edwards is the recent recipient of the Provost Dissertation Fellowship.  Through this distinction, Edwards will be able to continue fulfilling the educational requirements of obtaining her Ph.D. in Educational Policy Studies. Since 2013, Erica has been a Project Coordinator with the Urban Child Study Center at Georgia State University. We extend kudos to… more »

UCSC gets in the spirit of giving

Located less than 50 feet away from the Urban Child Study Center in One Park Place, Project Healthy Grandparents conducts their Annual Holiday Adoption Program which affords individuals the opportunity to “adopt” a family during the holiday season. These families are led by grandparents who are raising their  grandchildren in their parents’ absence.… more »