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Amy Price Azano was awarded $1.9 million by the U.S. Department of Education as co-PI on a five-year grant titled “Promoting PLACE (Place, Literacy, Achievement, Community, and Engagement) in Rural Schools.” PI is Carolyn Callahan, University of Virginia. The project will scale up identification processes, curriculum, and non-cognitive interventions from scientifically based research and evaluation studies to identify an underserved population of rural students of poverty, develop and adapt curriculum and non-cognitive interventions for gifted students, and deliver both the curriculum and interventions to high poverty rural gifted students.
Carol Mullen published “Advocacy for Child Wellness in High-Poverty Environments,” Kappa Delta Pi Record 50.4 (2014): 157-63. In addition, she was selected to participate in the Virginia Network for Women in Higher Education American Council on Education Senior Seminar Program. The program began in October and runs throughout the 2014-15 academic year.
Claire Robbins published “Racial Privilege, Gender Oppression, and Intersectionality” in Intersectionality & Higher Education: Theory, Research, and Praxis, ed. Donald Mitchell, Jr., Charlana Simmons, and Lindsay Greyerbiehl (New York: Peter Lang, 2014), pp. 20-30, with Stephen Quaye.
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