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David DeMatthews: Testing, funding shortfalls are failing Texas’ public schools

Jan. 5, 2019

"To move forward, state lawmakers ought to tap the $12 billion rainy day fund to provide additional funding to public education," says Associate Professor David DeMatthews in his latest op-ed on school funding in Texas.

College of Education Faculty Receive $150,000 in Grants from New Associate Professor Experimental

Jan. 4, 2019

Associate Professors Delida Sanchez and Sarah Powell have received a combined $150,000 in fundings for upcoming interdisciplinary research

Fikile Nxumalo: How climate change education is hurting the environment

Dec. 24, 2018

In an op-ed for The Hill, Fikile Nxumalo explains why its necessary to educate children on climate change by teaching them that they are part of nature.

Doctoral Student Wins Prestigious Award for Digital Literacy Research in Elementary Schools

Dec. 21, 2018

Congratulations to Hsiao-Ping Hsu for receiving two awards from the Association for Educational Communications and Technology!

Stephanie Cawthon: Deaf-friendly Starbucks — more stores should follow in their steps

Nov. 3, 2018

Educational Psychology Professor Stephanie Cawthon explains that "deaf people have unique experiences and perspectives that can benefit and be of value to an inclusive, hearing-dominant society" in an op-ed for The Hill.

Jody Jensen Receives UT President’s Civitatis Award

Congratulations to Professor Jody Jensen for receiving the 2018 Civitatis Award.

Terrance Green: Why Texas school districts should rethink shutdowns

Dec. 18, 2018

Assistant Professor Terrance Green explains how school closures can negatively impact student academics in an op-ed for the Houston Chronicle.