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- January 26, 2024 -

Smithsonian Science Education Center

CREP Continues Nearly 15-Year Partnership with Smithsonian

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - CREP is evaluating the impact of " project, titled “Smithsonian Science for the Classroom: Improving Student Achievement Across State Borders and State Standards,” including its modules and professional development on student achievement using standardized assessments, classroom observations, and teacher surveys and focus groups.

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- December 13, 2023 -

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CREP Partners with Seeding Success on the Full-Service Community Schools (FSCS) Grant

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Led by Drs. Todd Zoblotsky (PI), Carolyn Kaldon (Co-PI), and Racquel Harris (Project Manager), CREP is the independent external evaluator of the Shelby County Community Schools Partnership (SCCSP).

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CREP Team Evaluates Virginia Enrichment Program

The Center for Research in Educational Policy (CREP) at UofM has partnered with the Virginia Department of Education to evaluate afterschool and summer academic enrichment opportunities for children at high-poverty and low-performing schools in a program known as Virginia’s 21st Century Community Learning Center. The program was evaluated by CREP Research faculty and staff Cindy Muzzi (PI), Dr. Todd Zoblotsky (Co-PI), and Robert McKinney. The statewide evaluation of Virginia’s 21st Century Community Learning Center programs found that overall the programs resulted in positive academic and behavioral gains for students. Read more about how CREP’s work is positively impacting students in Virginia here >.