Gevirtz School in the News

  • Sunday, September 25, 2016 • Santa Barbara Noozhawk

    An article about a Santa Barbara Town Hall that featured Matt Quirk of CCSP as a panelist.

  • Thursday, September 22, 2016 • Houston Chronicle

    Emeritus professor Russell Rumberger cited in a story about a new Houston program offering dropouts a second chance.

  • Thursday, September 15, 2016 • UCSB GradPost

    An article about incoming graduate students to UCSB features two new CCSP students--Alyssa Hufana and Sam del Castillo.

  • Tuesday, September 13, 2016 • UCSB Current

    An article about UCSB sociology professor Victor Rios, who is among four presenters in PBS series of TED Talks on innovative approaches to education. One of his research collaborators is Rebeca Mireles-Rios.

  • Thursday, September 8, 2016 • Santa Barbara Independent

    An article featuring UCSB TEP alum Amir Abo-Shaeer, founder of the Dos Pueblos Engineering Academy (DPEA). The DPEA is one of several schools featured in a WGBH Boston and Nova series airing next week, ​School of the Future, which takes an in-depth look at changing educational landscapes across the country. Abo-Shaeer also has been invited to the 2nd Annual White House Next Generation High School Summit, held on September 12 in Washington, D.C.

  • Tuesday, September 6, 2016 • EdWeek

    In article that discusses the work of Michael Gottfried, who has recently found that young children without disabilities are negatively affected when they're educated in the same classrooms as students with emotional and behavioral disabilities.

  • Thursday, August 11, 2016 • EdWeek

    An article about a growing body of research that suggests student mobility may be a key indicator to identifying vulnerable students and keeping them on a path to academic achievement quotes Russell Rumberger.

  • Tuesday, August 9, 2016 • Teachers College Record

    An article by Michael Furlong, et al. is freely available this week (Aug. 9-16, 2016) on Teachers College Record. A body of research has emerged during the past three decades focusing on how students engage in the schooling process and the broader positive developmental outcomes associated with high levels of engagement and lower involvement in high-risk behaviors.

  • Wednesday, August 3, 2016 • American Enterprise Institute

    A policy brief written by Hunter Gehlbach, with Carly Robinson, examining an intervention that improves teacher-student relationships by showing teachers and students what they have in common; the study found that when teachers saw similarities between themselves and their students, the achievement gap was reduced by more than 60 percent.

  • Monday, August 1, 2016 • AMSTAT News

    An interview with Department of Education alumna Monica Dabos about her NSF-funded program Training a New Generation of Statistics Educators (TANGO Stat Ed), which matches university faculty with community college statistics teachers.

  • Monday, July 18, 2016 • Santa Barbara Noozhawk

    An article about a $1.3 million grant by the Institute of Education Science, UCSB researchers led by Michael Furlong, a professor in the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education, will conduct a four-year study involving 140,000 California high school students to refine and validate the Social Emotional Health Survey for use in schools.

  • Wednesday, July 13, 2016 • UCSB Current

    An article about GGSE researchers, led by Michael Furlong, getting a $1.3 million grant for screening to measure emotional health of high school students.

  • Monday, July 11, 2016 • Asbury Park Press

    An article that cites the work of Russell Rumberger on the high costs of student suspensions.

  • Wednesday, July 6, 2016 • Lisa.FM Thrive!

    A podcast of Lisa Osborn's interview with Dr. Lynn Koegel, to find out more about the Pivotal Response Treatment therapy she and her husband, Dr. Robert Koegel, developed during their 30 years of working in the field.

  • Tuesday, July 5, 2016 • The Californian

    An article about Tina McEnroe (alumna) and Paul McEnroe, both generous donors to the school, receiving honorary doctorates from Cal Poly.

  • Saturday, June 25, 2016 • Los Angeles Times

    A lead Los Angeles Times editorial cites Professor Russell Rumberger and his work on graduation rates and dropouts.

  • Friday, June 24, 2016 • KCLU

    An article about Drs. Robert & Lynn Koegel receiving an award for their extensive work on autism intervention from the Association of Behavior Analysis.

  • Wednesday, June 22, 2016 • Santa Barbara Noozhawk

    An article about Drs. Robert & Lynn Koegel receiving an award for their extensive work on autism intervention from Association of Behavior Analysis.

  • Monday, June 20, 2016 • UCSB Current

    An article about Drs. Robert & Lynn Koegel receiving an award from the Association of Behavior Analysis recognizing their 30 years of work and their “enduring programmatic contributions in behavior analysis.”

  • Tuesday, June 14, 2016 • Santa Maria Times

    An article about Paul and Tina McEnroe receiving honorary doctorate degrees from Cal Poly. The McEnroes are generous supporters of the Gevirtz School, in particular of the McEnroe Reading & Language Arts Clinic. Tina McEnroe is also a alumna of the Teacher Education Program.

  • Wednesday, June 8, 2016 • Parent Herald

    Professor Russell Rumberger is quoted in a story about the cost of suspensions.

  • Wednesday, June 8, 2016 • EdWeek

    An editorial written by Russell Rumberger and Michael Gottfried argues that there are complex factors to consider to determine what are good data for addressing America's school attendance crisis.

  • Tuesday, June 7, 2016 • Atlanta Black Star

    An article that examines the increasingly harsh, zero-tolerance policies adopted by American school systems in the last decade have led to record numbers of suspensions, expulsions and school-based arrests in the nation’s most vulnerable populations, in particular low-income, African-American youths, cites the work of Professor Russell Rumberger.

  • Tuesday, June 7, 2016 • USA Today

    An article about new data showing that Black students nearly 4x as likely to be suspended cites a recent study by Professor Russell Rumberger about the costs of high school suspensions.

  • Friday, June 3, 2016 • Mother Jones

    An article reporting on a recent study co-authored by Emeritus Professor Russell Rumberger that examines the high cost associated with the suspension of 10th graders.