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Practices To Boost Community College Student Completion Rates Identified in Report

Oct. 2, 2014

A new report from The University of Texas at Austin’s Center for Community College Student Engagement (CCCSE) reveals a positive relationship between community colleges’ implementation of several “high impact” practices.

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Helicopter Parents Delaying Children's Adulthood

Sept. 1, 2014

Patricia Somers, an associate professor in the Department of Educational Administration, has spent years studying this flourishing parent species and was among the first scholars to investigate the trend.

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Alumna Profile: Dr. Melissa Chavez

Sept. 1, 2014

Melissa Chavez is associate vice president and executive director for UT Elementary School and the UT University Charter Schools.

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How can we improve education outcomes for students of color

Sept. 1, 2014

Four College of Education professors share strategies that could boost academic performance for students of color.

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Therapeutic Adventure Intervention

July 1, 2014

David Scheinfeld is a doctoral student who’s using his research and practice as well as his “9-5” job at Outward Bound for Veterans to help returning service members and veterans adapt to life at home.

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