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Centering Equity within an Elementary Science Curriculum: Q&A with María González-Howard and Cathery Yeh

Nov. 30, 2022

College of Education faculty members help develop free, high-quality, K-5 science curriculum and professional learning materials through OpenSciEd Elementary.

Too Many Students Lack Food and Housing Security

Nov. 9, 2022

CCCSE helps community colleges address food insecurity issues facing their students.

Q&A with Dr. DeMatthews: A New Project Highlights Critical Issues Facing Education Leaders Across Texas

Nov. 4, 2022

UT faculty form the Texas Education Leadership Project to tackle key issues facing the current teacher-to-principal-to-superintendent pipeline.

Five Seats on the Austin ISD School Board Are Up for Election

Nov. 2, 2022

Associate Professor David DeMatthews talks with KUT about the impact school boards can have on their communities.

What College Admissions Would Look Like If Affirmative Action is Reversed

Nov. 1, 2022

Faculty Member Stella Flores spoke with NPR about the use of affirmative action in the college admissions process.

Faculty Member Denisa Gándara Appointed by President Biden to the National Board for Education Sciences

Nov. 1, 2022

The College of Education congratulates Denisa Gándara, assistant professor in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy, on her appointment by President Biden to the National Board for Education Sciences.

UT Austin Researchers Examine Peer Tutoring to Improve Reading Outcomes for Students in YMCA Afterschool Care

Oct. 25, 2022

UT Austin has been awarded a five-year, $4 million grant to examine the efficacy of a reading intervention delivered through peer tutoring. The research is being led by Principal Investigator Elizabeth Swanson.

Dean Charles Martinez Comments on Teacher Retention in Title I Texas Schools

Oct. 17, 2022

CBS Austin examines teacher retention and student outcomes at AISD and other Title I Texas schools.

Language and Literacy in the Amazon: Q&A with Dr. Desirée Pallais-Downing

Oct. 12, 2022

Desirée Pallais-Downing is part of a two-person faculty team that received a 2022-23 President’s Award for Global Learning. We sat down with Dr. Pallais to learn more about the team’s research and what inspires her.