School of Education

California Education Lab Partners with California Student Aid Commission

May 07, 2021
The CA Ed Lab’s faculty directors – Associate Professor Paco Martorell (Education) and Professors Scott Carrell (Economics) and Michal Kurlaender (Education) – were recently awarded grants from the federal Institute of Education Sciences (IES) and UC Davis’s Public Interest Research Initiative (PIRI) to support a research-policy partnership with the California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) and to provide rigorous research in service to state policy discussions around financial aid reform.

Building Community through Friendly Competition

April 26, 2021
The City Nature Challenge, a global event encouraging people to explore and record the natural world around them, returns to the Sacramento region from April 30 through May 3.

Study Focused on Black Children in 7 Sacramento Neighborhoods Shows Health Improvements

March 01, 2021
Pushing Back Longstanding Racial Inequities

By Karen Nikos-Rose on February 26, 2021 

"A new study, co-authored by University of California, Davis, and Sacramento State University researchers, shows how a campaign built on community-driven solutions, grassroots leadership and targeted resources has improved the health and lives of Black children, pushing back against the effects of longstanding racial inequities.

Interdependence Builds Trust

January 20, 2021
Professor Heidi Ballard knows how powerful it can be when scientists partner with the public to do research on environmental issues that affect their communities.

Dixon science teacher offers virtual lessons as classrooms are closed

March 20, 2020
As the global coronavirus outbreak has forced schools to close, many teachers have had to adapt to virtual learning. Peggy Harte, a science teacher at Gretchen Higgins Elementary School in Dixon, wanted to make sure students were continuing to learn important science lessons while also getting outside.