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Students Zaakir Tameez and Elizabeth Parker

FEATURED STORY | August 11, 2017

UVA Students Spearhead Governor’s Civic Engagement Task Force

Two University of Virginia students were instrumental in creating a new task force that Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe hopes will increase civic participation among college students across the commonwealth, especially in voting.
The students, Elizabeth Parker and Zaakir Tameez, join UVA President Teresa A. Sullivan on the 27-member Governor’s Millennial Civic Engagement Task Force held its first meeting July 28.

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  • February 03, 2016

    With the $5 million of funding from IES, Pianta and his team will conduct a school division-wide study of the policies and practices that support learning in PK-3 classes. Their research will take place in the Fairfax County Public School (FCPS) division.

  • January 20, 2016

    The Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning (CASTL) at the University of Virginia initiated the first Leadership Academy last week, as part of the VPI+ Initiative.

  • November 11, 2015

    For two days, members of the Virginia House of Delegates joined state and national education experts to discuss a variety of education topics such as early childhood education, higher education, public charter schools, educational leadership.


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