Started six years ago by a UC Davis faculty member, “The History and Memory of the Holocaust” workshop aims to help secondary English and history teachers better understand the Holocaust and then develop lesson plans on the subject.
Early Intervention in Dyslexia Can Narrow Achievement Gap
December 14, 2015
A UC Davis sociologist will study how schools adapt to a sharp increase in the number of immigrant families, and he plans to develop interventions to help low-income kids who may have trouble catching up to their peers.
Identifying children with dyslexia as early as first grade could narrow or even close the achievement gap with typical readers, according to a new study by researchers at UC Davis and Yale University.
Community college programs in career and technical education — especially in health professions — lead to significant financial returns, especially for women, according to a new policy brief by the UC Davis Center for Poverty Research.
Four alumni will be watching closely Oct. 8–9 when a proposed new framework for history and social sciences instruction in California K–12 schools gets its first public hearing.
As Congress prepares to consider reauthorization of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, UC Davis Professor Marianne Page offers expertise on the act, which funds a number of nutrition programs, including school meals for low-income students and the supplemental nutrition assistance program for women, infants and children, or WIC.
The first and only woman to hold the post of California state superintendent of public instruction, Delaine Eastin is the 2015 recipient of the UC Davis Medal, the highest accolade that the campus may bestow upon an individual.