Erin is a research associate on the Friday Institute Research and Evaluation team. Her current evaluation projects include The Homework Gap Hotspot initiative, MyFutureNC, and the NC Community College System Instructional Cost Calculations. Prior to joining the Friday Institute, Erin worked as a special education teacher in North Carolina for 10 years and taught abroad in China for one year. In 2009 and 2011, she was awarded Teacher of the Year at her local school. She is currently finishing her Ph.D. in Education Evaluation and Policy at NC State.
The purpose of the Catalyst Grant program is to increase research collaborations between faculty and staff in the College of Education departments and those located at the Friday Institute. A...
THE Journal: Closing the Digital Divide
Based on her work on the homework gap, Friday Institute Research Associate Erin Huggins offers tips to address the digital divide and help students get the technology they need for internet access.
Digital Durham, Developed by METRC Assistant Director Laura B. Fogle, Continues Work to Close Homework Gap Through Catalyst Grant, Institute for Emerging Issues Forum
METRC Assistant Director Laura B. Fogle is working to close the homework gap through the Digital Durham project, thanks to a recently awarded Catalyst Grant from the NC State College of Education and Friday Institute.