Educational Leadership & Policy News

Jabbar Part of $10 Million Grant to Fund New School Choice Research Center

A team including Educational Policy and Planning Assistant Professor Huriya Jabbar has secured a $10 million grant from the Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences.

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Joshua Childs Discusses the Benefits and Drawbacks of Charter Schools in Texas

July 1, 2018

Joshua Childs, assistant professor of educational policy and planning, and a panel of experts explain charter schools' effect on education throughout the state on Texas Public Radio.

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David DeMatthews: Now Is the Time for Superintendents to Get Political

June 22, 2018

Educational Leadership and Policy Associate Professor David DeMatthews discusses superintendent's responsibility to advocate for children in today's political climate.

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ELP Associate Professor and Students Participate in Summer Lecture Series in Brazil

June 11, 2018

Educational Leadership and Policy students and Associate Professor Patricia Somers will present a series of lectures this summer in Brazil on racism, sexism and able-ism on educational outcomes.

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Commentary: From Starbucks to 'Roseanne,' demand more accountability

May 31, 2018

Educational Leadership and Policy Associate Professor Richard Reddick offers commentary on holding corporations and non-profits to a higher standard.

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Educational Leadership and Policy Associate Professor Garces Named one of Eight TIAA Institute Fellows

May 24, 2018

According to the institute, the scholars were selected based on recommendations from current TIAA Institute fellows, demographics, and an evaluation of their research and professional activities.

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Richard Reddick Offers Interpretation of This is America Video on BBC Radio 4

May 13, 2018

Richard Reddick is interviewed to discuss the symbolism present in Childish Gambino's This is America video and how it relates to black culture.

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Richard Reddick: Existing While Black: Irrational Fear Is the New Breed of Racism

May 11, 2018

Reddick explains how recent events at Yale University and Colorado State University show how implicit bias is a form of racism that can have devastating results

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Two Educational Leadership and Policy Professors Awarded 2018 NAEd/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowships

May 2, 2018

The highly competitive award enables early career scholars to work in critical areas of education research. The fellowship award of $70,000 is intended to assist with the fellow’s salary replacement and research expenses

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Richard Reddick: MLK Was Killed 50 Years Ago. Did America’s Moral Courage Die With Him?

April 4, 2018

Dr. Richard Reddick offers commentary on the parallels between social movements fifty years ago and today.

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Education Leadership and Policy Alumna Annesa Cheek named as next St. Cloud Technical & Community College President

March 26, 2018

Cheek looks forward to improving the college's concerns regarding inequity, inclusion, and financial aid access.

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Alumnus Thomas Evans Named President of the University of the Incarnate Word

March 23, 2018

Thomas Evans, Ph.D. ’04, has been inaugurated 10th president of the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio.

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CCCSE Release their National Report Titled Show Me the Way: The Power of Advising in Community Colleges

Feb. 13, 2018

With survey findings collected from over 130,000 community college students across 282 institutions, the report confirms that students who receive more advising are more engaged.

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College of Education Alumna Wins Alfredo G. de los Santos, Jr. Distinguished Leadership in Higher Education Award

Feb. 21, 2018

Nora R. Garza, vice president for research development at Laredo Community College, has been selected to receive the Alfredo G. de los Santos, Jr. Distinguished Leadership in Higher Education Award.

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UT College of Education Associate Professor Receives Austin L.E.A.D.S. Award

Feb. 14, 2018

The award is given to a community leader who fosters greater racial understanding in the Central Texas region.

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