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Catholic University experts are available to comment on a wide range of subjects, and offer analysis on current events.

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  • July 30, 2015

    Subsidiarity and Solidarity

    Stephen Schneck, director, Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was quoted in a National Catholic Reporter story on subsidiarity and solidarity.

  • July 29, 2015

    Papal Honeymoon Over?

    William Dinges, professor, religion and culture, was quoted in a Catholic News Service article on Pope Francis's popularity.

  • July 24, 2015

    Little Sisters at the Supreme Court

    Mark Rienzi, professor, law, was interviewed by the National Review on the Little Sisters of the Poor going to the Supreme Court for religious-liberty protection.

  • July 23, 2015

    Impact of Religious Liberty Bill on Millennials

    Robert Destro, professor, law, was interviewed on GVH on how a congressional religious liberty bill impacts millennials.

  • July 22, 2015

    Students Keeping the Faith

    Victor Nakas, associate vice president for public affairs; William Rainford, dean, National Catholic School of Social Service; William Mattison, associate professor, moral theology; Rev. Jude de Angelo, University chaplain; Pam Tremblay, associate campus minister for women's ministry; and Emmjolee Mendoza Waters, associate director of campus ministry; were among those interviewed for a Salt + Light TV feature on young people finding their faith in college.

  • July 22, 2015

    Is the Honeymoon Over for Pope Francis?

    Stephen Schneck, director, Institute of Policy Research & Catholic Studies, was quoted in a Religion News Service story on Pope Francis's popularity

  • July 22, 2015

    Religious Freedom vs Gay Rights

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly for a segment on a majority of American's believing religious freedom trumps gay rights.

  • July 20, 2015

    The Antithesis of Love

    Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was quoted in a National Review story on Planned Parenthood, in relation to the Pope's recent encyclical on creation.

  • July 20, 2015

    Conference on Human Trafficking

    William Rainford, dean, National Catholic School of Social Service (NCSSS), and Mary Leary, professor, law, were quoted in an Arlington Catholic Herald story about a human trafficking conference co-sponsored by NCSSS in July. It was also covered by Catholic News Service.

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Sue Yeon Syn

Sue Yeon Syn, Ph.D.

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Assessing Spanish–English Bilingual Preschoolers: A Guide to Best Approaches and Measures

Assessing Spanish–English Bilingual Preschoolers: A Guide to Best Approaches and Measures

Sandra Barrueco

How can early childhood professionals choose culturally and linguistically appropriate assessments for Spanish-English bilingual preschoolers? Barrueco et al. have created a comprehensive roundup and analysis of 37 developmental assessments available in English and Spanish.

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