23 January 2017

UVA Students Learn First-Hand How People with Autism Feel

At the University of Virginia, professor Elizabeth Vosseler offers a class that could break down barriers to understanding what young adults with autism think and feel.
 
12 January 2017

JEA Continues to Grow: Announces New Partnership with Branching Minds

The Jefferson Education Accelerator continues to add partners to its portfolio. Most recently, JEA announced their newest partnership with Branching Minds.
 
07 December 2016

JEA Visits the White House

Bart Epstein, CEO of the Jefferson Education Accelerator (JEA) represented JEA and the Curry School of Education at the White House on several occassions this fall. Read more about Bart's time at the White House.
29 September 2016

TIME Magazine Features Compassionate School Project

In “The Mindful Classroom,” Time highlighted the Compassionate Schools Project curriculum being implemented in Louisville, Kentucky classrooms.
05 August 2016

Report of the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission To the Governor and The General Assembly of Virginia

Assessment of Services For Virginians With Autism Spectrum Disorders 

 
13 July 2016

Shocking New Role Found for the Immune System: Controlling Social Interactions

In a startling discovery that raises fundamental questions about human behavior, researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have determined that the immune system directly affects – and even controls – creatures’ social behavior, such as their desire to interact with others.
18 April 2016

Digital Kids Test Classroom Management Skills of Teachers-in-Training

In a new pilot program, the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education will provide teachers-in-training instant feedback to help them clear the biggest early hurdle to becoming successful educators: managing the behavior of students in the classroom.
06 April 2016

A More Open House

Fourth Year Anna Mendelson accomodates theater for local kids with sensory challenges.
25 August 2015

Prof. Castleman: Knowing When to Nudge in Education

Behavioral economics, in the form of nudges to help students and families make more active and informed decisions, has entered the mainstream of American education, guiding practice and policy from when children are barely old enough to toddle all the way through college and beyond.