Entries by fcurran

New Podcast Chalk and Gavel Explores Ed Law and Policy

University of Florida Educational Leadership and Policy assistant professor, Dr. Christopher Thomas, recently launched a new podcast, Chalk and Gavel, that explores the intersection of education policy and the law. With his co-cost, Dr. Thomas provides timely explorations of specific cases in education law.  From the role of the Supreme Court to decisions that affect […]

PhD Student Parker Van Hart Named APPAM Entrepreneurship Fellow

University of Florida PhD student, Parker Van Hart, is exploring how public education intersects with the non-profit and private sector. With his mentor, Dr. Walter Balser, Parker’s research sheds light on the increasingly complex ecosystem of organizations, businesses, and non-profits playing a role in schools nationwide. Parker’s cutting edge research was recently recognized by the […]

Post-Doctoral Scholar Profile: Dr. Ann Marie Cotman

National PostDoc Appreciation Week (September 18-22) recognizes the important contributions provided by post-doctoral fellows. In honor of this week, we profile one of our post-doctoral scholars, Dr. Ann Marie Cotman. Dr. Ann Marie Cotman is a post-doctoral scholar with the University of Florida’s Educational Leadership and Policy program area and Education Policy Research Center whose […]

Drs. Redding and Curran’s Research Tops Most-Read Lists

Research by UF Educational Leadership and Policy faculty were among the “most-read” articles in the latter half of 2022 across four of the AERA journals, among the most prestigious and influential in the field of education. AERA Open Most-Read in Latter Half of 2022 Are Achievement Gaps Related to Discipline Gaps? Evidence From National Data  […]

Faculty and Students Present Research at UCEA

UF Educational Leadership and Policy faculty and graduate students represented at the annual meeting of the University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA). Lelydeyvis Boza (PhD student; pictured) presented “Multilingual Learners and Elementary Science Achievement: Exploring Trends and Heterogeneity Across Subgroups”. Dr. Tiffany Aaron presented “Effectuating Systems Change to Increase Educational Equity: Reorganizing and De-Siloing District […]