UCSC participates in the 2018 Annual NNERPP Forum

The Urban Child Study Center (UCSC) is a member of the National Network of Education Research-Practice Partnerships (NNERPP). In July, UCSC, participated in the 2018 Annual NNERPP Forum in Portland, Oregon.  We traveled with several of our partners to participate in the forum, including Sydney Ahearn and Danielle Veal (Atlanta Public Schools), Hanah Goldberg (Georgia… more »

Urban Child Study Center Participates in SSSR Annual Meeting

Researchers, faculty, and students in the Urban Child Study Center participated in the annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading (https://www.triplesr.org).  Celebrating its 25th anniversary, the Society is dedicated to disseminating rigorous basic and applied research on reading and literacy. Members of the Center presented original research on… more »

Glenda Chisholm and Francheska Starks win the 2018 Emerald Literati Award

Glenda Chisholm(left) and Francheska Starks(right) co-authored a paper with Dr. Gholnecsar Muhammad entitled “Exploring #BlackLivesMatter and sociopolitical relationships through kinship writing.” Their publication is featured in English Teaching: Practice & Critique and it was selected as an Outstanding Paper in the 2018 Emerald Literati Awards. Join us in congratulating Glenda and Francheska on… more »

Amber Mason receives the Thomas A. Hutcheson Higher Education Award

Amber Mason is a graduate research assistant and  project coordinator in the  Urban Child Study Center. She is a fourth-year research, management and statistics doctoral student in the College of Education & Human Development’s Department of Educational Policy Studies.  Mason’s research interests include mixed methods and culturally-responsive educational program evaluation and research. She serves… more »