Abstract: Examining the Effects of Redistricting Policy in Williamsburg-James City County Middle Schools

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This year, the Williamsburg-James City County school board passed a plan to redraw the districts that correspond to the county‚Äôs four middle schools in an effort to equalize socio-economic status across the districts. The vote on this issue was contentious for parents and school officials alike. As someone who works with WJCC students on a […]

Update 2: Mixed methods in the museum

My supervisor at the museum and I came up with a new idea at a meeting last week: generating quantitative data. We decided to adapt parts of the qualitative framework I used in my early observations of the museum into a format that generates some numbers on specific exhibits. Currently, we have 14 questions that […]

Update 3: Diving into Curriculum Design

With just over a month left to go, I am diving head first into drafting a sexual health curriculum of my own. For this stage, I plan on returning to focus on the state of New York, as New York has a decent amount of requirements for sexual health classes when compared to other states. […]