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Bentley-Edwards: The Preschool to Prison Pipeline

Oct. 14, 2015

Keisha Bentley-Edwards is an assistant professor in the Department of Educational Psychology, Human Development & Culture and Learning Sciences.

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Dr. Christopher P. Brown publishes two articles examining early childhood teaching in high-stakes contexts

Oct. 14, 2015

Dr. Brown critically examines the challenges policymakers’ neoliberal reforms create for early educators who strive to prepare their culturally and linguistically diverse students for school

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Labeling Young Children With 'Word Gap' Language Is Harmful

Oct. 12, 2015

When high school student Coby Burren noticed slaves referred to as "immigrant workers" in his Texas textbook, he called his mother who then called out the publisher.

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KHE Doctoral Program Ranked 2nd in Nation

Oct. 9, 2015

The National Academy of Kinesiology (NAK) has announced that The University of Texas at Austin’s doctoral program in Kinesiology and Health Education (KHE) ranks second in the nation.

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Dr. Xiaofen Keating receives the 2015 TAHPERD Scholar Award

Sept. 29, 2015

Congratulations are in order for Dr. Xiaofen Keating for her recognition by the Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (TAHPERD) for excellence and leadership in the HPERD profession.

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Two College of Education Members Garner Gates Millennium Service Awards

Nov. 8, 2014

The awards were presented at recent GMS leadership conferences in Chantilly, VA, and San Jose, CA. This is the first year the organization has presented awards recognizing GMS alumni, friends, and partners.

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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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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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