The Critical Role Public Policy Plays in Creating Educational Opportunity: Associate Professor Stella Flores Offers Insights

Feb. 6, 2023

In a newly published white paper, Dr. Flores calls to re-focus equity efforts on opportunity structures to improve college success in underserved populations.

Education in Rural Texas

Jan. 29, 2023

Associate Professor Sarah Woulfin discusses resource disparities between urban and rural schools.

How Long Does It Take to Get Fit Again?

Jan. 30, 2023

Kinesiology and Health Education Professor Edward Coyle discusses regaining fitness levels with the New York Times.

A Story to Encourage and Inspire Future Longhorns: An Interview with College of Education Student Meilani Gracia

Jan. 27, 2023

Meilani Gracia, a senior in the College of Education, shares her story and provides advice and inspiration about her time at UT as a student pursuing a career in education.

Extra Tutoring Has Helped Get Forth Worth Students Back on Track. Will the Money Run Out?

Jan. 25, 2023

Professor of education leadership and policy, Sarah Woulfin weighs in on options for Texas school districts struggling to recruit enough tutors.

Is the Push for Career Education in Schools Prioritizing Business Over Students?

Jan. 12, 2023

USA Today talks to ELP faculty member about the data behind career-based certification programs in high schools.

Faculty Members Stella Flores, Denisa Gándara and Angela Valenzuela Ranked as Influencers in Educational Practice and Policy

Jan. 5, 2023

Congratulations to Department of Educational Leadership and Policy faculty members Stella Flores, Denisa Gándara and Angela Valenzuela for being named to the 2023 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Ranking list.

Prestigious Center for Race and Democracy Fellowship Awarded to Educational Leadership and Policy Ph.D. Students

Dec. 14, 2022

Elizabeth Aritonang and Armando Lizarraga will work alongside LBJ School Faculty Mentors to conduct critical policy research around race, democracy and social justice.

Tia Madkins Receives Grant to Develop a Large-scale Survey Examining Learning Environments and Racialized Beliefs

Dec. 14, 2022

Survey of secondary math teachers explores beliefs related to minoritized students and inclusive teaching practices.

Q&A with Dr. Sarah Woulfin: Connecting the Dots Between Education Policy and Equitable Instruction

Dec. 6, 2022

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

The Next Generation of Leaders

Dec. 5, 2022

Thanks to the generosity of our donors and supporters, this fall the COE was proud and excited to welcome new Dean’s Promising Scholars, Charles Butt Scholars and Forty Acres Scholars from across the state and country.

Alumnus Colin Muething is Changing Lives Through Extraordinary Assessment and Treatment of Severe Problem Behavior

Dec. 5, 2022

Colin Muething, a COE alumnus, was named a 2022 Outstanding Young Texas Ex. He spoke with us about his work and how COE helped prepare him to live out his calling and advocate for a population that often goes unseen.

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.