Research

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  • Gary Henry ranked among 100 most impactful education policy scholars

    January 13, 2020

    Congratulations to CEHD dean Gary T. Henry, who has once again been named a top education scholar by the RHSU Top 200 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings. Henry is ranked 81st in the nation—recognized for his extensive contributions to education rese …

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  • New Faculty Research Grants

    October 4, 2019

    CEHD faculty research centers on addressing fundamental and complex educational and social inequities. This fall, eleven of our faculty were awarded grants through IES, NSF, the Spencer Foundation and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to evaluate a …

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  • Assessing effectiveness of PEG Writing software

    March 7, 2017

      Imagine an elementary classroom where students could write an essay on their computer and receive instant feedback on its organization, word choice and accuracy. They would then be able to correct errors, make revisions and resubmit their essays …

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  • Making education fast, fun, cheap, useful

    December 8, 2015

    Robert L. Hampel, professor, history of education, is crafting a book that will provide an  historical overview of education in the United States. Titled Fast, Fun, Easy, Cheap and Useful: A History of Shortcuts in and around American Education this bo …

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  • Improving School Climate

    September 10, 2015

    George Bear, SOE and Debby Boyer, CDS, collaborated with DDOE to secure a 5-yr, $2.8 million School Climate Transformation grant through US DOE. A report, published in December 2014 provides an overview of survey’s applied in Delaware to evaluate the c …

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  • Reading Recovery Scale Up

    September 8, 2015

    Reading Recovery: Scaling Up What Works Henry May, director of the Center for Research in Education and Social Policy (CRESP), is leading a team of researchers from the Consortium for Policy Research in Education (CPRE) to conduct a five-year independe …

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  • Implementing research in schools

    August 17, 2015

    In 2015, CRESP Director Henry May, and SOE researcher Elizabeth Farley-Ripple were awarded a $5 million research grant to establish the Center for Research Use in Education (CRUE). The center will be located within CRESP and will study knowledge utiliz …

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