COE Professors Co-author Study Exploring Disparity Among Texas Superintendents 

Department of Educational Leadership and Policy (ELP) associate professor David DeMatthews along with ELP department chair and professor Pedro Reyes recently co-authored “Untapped Talent: An 11-Year Analysis of the Texas Superintendent Workforce” a study that examines the lack of people of color serving as superintendents in Texas public schools. Additional co-authors include University of Washington professor David Knight and University of Nevada Reno professor Alexandra Aylward. Word In Black spoke to Dr. DeMatthews about the results of the study and what it means for the future of Texas education.