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Tracey T. Flores and Luis Urrieta: How can teachers help children who have witnessed family separation?

July 27, 2018

Department of Curriculum and Instruction Assistant Professor Tracey T, Flores and Professor Luis Urrieta discuss the effects of current immigration issues on children's experiences in schools.

How Young Is Too Young for Teachers to Encourage Students’ Voice in Their Own Curriculum?

July 31, 2018

After earning her Ph.D., Guadalupe Chavez '15, took her own experiences as a second language learner back to her classroom to give agency to kindergarteners.

Skerrett Speaks in Australia on Educational Lives and Literacies of Transnational Students

July 25, 2018

Associate Professor of C&I Allison Skerrett recently delivered a keynote address at a joint literacy conference in Australia where she was one of only two U.S. professors invited to speak.

From Texas to Alaska: Cycling for a Cure for Cancer

July 23, 2018

Three College of Education students cycle 4,000 miles in the fight against cancer and decide that getting there really is half the fun.

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.

How Sports and the Military Helped Nate Boyer Bridge Cultural Divides

July 6, 2018

Kinesiology and Health Education alumnus Nate Boyer discusses how his experiences as a U.S. Special Forces Green Beret, University of Texas Longhorn and NFL player led him towards activism

Charles Martinez Appointed Dean of UT Austin’s College of Education

July 10, 2018

Charles Martinez will start January 1st, 2019 as the new Dean of the College of Education

Breaking the Cycle with Counseling

July 7, 2018

Educational Psychology alumna Elizabeth Minne has transformed access to mental health care in Austin public schools through on-campus counseling centers