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School of Education Provides Analysis of D.C. Public Schools' Teacher Evaluation Program

American University’s School of Education will provide an independent analysis for District of Columbia Public Schools as the school district conducts a comprehensive review of IMPACT.
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Students Gain New Insights Through Public Affairs and Policy Lab

10 Students participated in the first PAPL to conduct primary research, sharpen data analysis and statistical skills, and determine findings and convey them to the public.
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Where the Red Cedar Grows

A 2017 SIS practicum team corroborated USDA Discrimination through their published research.
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Professor Alex Zestos Unraveling Mysteries of Human Brain

American University's Professor Alexander Zestos is conducting groundbreaking brain research and bringing it from the lab to the marketplace.
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AU’s Center for Media & Social Impact Receives $1.1 Million

Funding supports projects including the national Story Movements convening, the Yes, And Laughter Lab co-created with Moore + Associates in partnership with Comedy Central, and Comedy ThinkTanks.
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Get to Know Them: Brian McGowan

Brian McGowan, who has a dual appointment in the School of Education and the Center for Teaching, Research & Learning, researches the experiences of black men on college campuses.
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Small Increases in Family Food Support Yield Big Benefits for Children’s Health

Just as the federal government is considering cuts to food programs that help the poor, a new study shows the positive effects that financial support for nutrition can have on children’s access to health care.
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AU Receives National Science Foundation ADVANCE Grant

The National Science Foundation has awarded a grant of $300,000 to American University for an analysis of gender and racial equity among its STEM faculty.
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Examining the Impact of Charter Schools on Growing Income Segregation

Research by Professor Dave Marcotte and Kari Dalane on charter schools examines their expansion along with student segregation by income. Their study shows that segregation of low-income students increased by 15 percent in large school districts.
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Get to Know Them: Chris Parker

This profile is part of an ongoing series on recently hired faculty.
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