Category: News


The Payoff of Preschool: Investing in CT’s Youngest Residents

December 23, 2020

Preschool can help ensure that children reach their fullest potential. Research suggests that preschool has a strong, positive impact on children’s brain development, relationships, and knowledge acquisition, as well as a broader return on investment for society.


Ph.D. Student Pauline Batista Seeks to Support Youth’s Voice

July 30, 2020

Pauline Batista ’16 MA, a current doctoral student in the Neag School’s Learning, Leadership, and Education Policy program, has always been passionate about education. As a teenager, in her hometown of Paraty, Brazil, Batista was enrolled in a rigorous five-year teacher training high school and held multiple paid internships.





Race, Place, and the Uneven Distribution of Black or Hispanic Educators in CT

November 11, 2019

Jeremy B. Landa, a Neag School doctoral student in the Learning, Leadership, and Educational Policy program, prepared the following issue brief — in affiliation with the Center for Education Policy Analysis (CEPA) — exploring the distribution of Black or Hispanic educators across Connecticut’s school districts.



Weiner Chosen as 2020 Brock Prize Juror

September 23, 2019

EDLR’s Dr. Jennie Weiner was recently selected to serve as a juror to determine 2020’s The Brock Prize in Education Innovation, an award dedicated to enhancing education and promoting change. Each year, the recipient of the Brock Prize in Education Innovation is determined by a jury of nine members. Jurors include educators and champions of […]