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UB Reporter: McVee Recognized by AERA

Mary McVee, whose work in UB’s Center for Literacy and Reading Instruction (CLaRI) has earned praise and publicity from educational experts as well as mainstream media, will receive the Division K Mid-Career Award from the American Educational Research Association (AERA), a national honor recognizing an outstanding researcher in the intermediate stage of her career….

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McVee recognized by AERA
McVee recognized by AERA

UB Reporter: Center for Literacy and Reading Instruction marks 50th year

UB’s Center for Literacy and Reading Instruction (CLaRI) will mark its 50th year of helping children read, write and gain confidence in their academic skills with a conference and alumni gathering that celebrate its timeless theme of literacy.

CLaRI’s 50th anniversary conference is an opportunity to hear the latest in literacy research and best practices, as well as acknowledge the organization’s proud tradition, according to Mary McVee, director of CLaRI and UB associate professor of literacy education. This important work began in 1963 by UB Professor William “Bill” Eller, who founded the reading clinic that since has become the Center for Literacy and Reading Instruction…

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UB News Release: More Children Get Reading Help This Summer, Thanks to Booming UB Graduate Program

More than twice as many Western New York children are receiving instruction in reading his summer from the University at Buffalo as have in the past, thanks to a booming literacy-specialist program at the UB Graduate School of Education.  More than 150 children in Maryvale, Amherst districts are enrolled.

“Whereas in past years, we typically would have 60 to 80 children in our programs, now we are serving 159 children in grades K-6 at the two sites,” explains Jennifer Schiller, site director of the UB Summer Literacy Program, who says the increase in students largely resulted from the tough economy and trends toward specialization among teachers…

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