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Teacher-child racial/ethnic match and academic achievement

Teacher-child racial/ethnic match and academic achievement

A study published by Lastinger Center researcher Mary Bratsch-Hines and collaborators at UNC Chapel Hill and North Carolina State explores the relations between teacher-child racial/ethnic match and academic achievement. Abstract The purpose of this study was to...

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Georgia DECAL Project

Georgia DECAL Project

Since 2015, the UF Lastinger Center for Learning has collaborated with Georgia's Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) to fulfill its mission of enhancing early care and education practices across the state. Throughout the years of this partnership, the...

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Math Nation expands for greater student outcomes

Math Nation expands for greater student outcomes

In 2012, roughly 50% of Florida’s high school students were proficient in Algebra 1, with proficiency rates under 20% in some districts¹. Responding to the need to significantly improve Algebra 1 achievement in Florida, the UF Lastinger Center for Learning partnered...

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2021 Annual Report

2021 brought unprecedented growth and change to the Lastinger Center. We’re thrilled to share the progress made in realizing our mission of building equitable education systems to improve teaching and learning. Read our 2021 Annual Report.