Dr. Sharlene Kiuhara, faculty member in special education, is receiving the Early Career Publication Award from the Division for Research of the Council for Exceptional Children. The award is being given for her article “The effectiveness of teaching 10th-grade students STOP, AIMS, and DARE for planning and drafting persuasive text”. This was published in the journal Exceptional Children (2012), one of the most prestigious research journals in the field.(The article was coauthored by Department of Special Education faculty Drs. Rob O’Neill and Leanne Hawken, and Dr. Steven Graham from Arizona State University).