Educational Leadership and Policy faculty David DeMatthews and Joshua Childs outline what the next Education Secretary must do.
Is closing schools what’s best for children? Associate Professor Terrance Green explains four things every person needs to know about school closures in an op-ed for Psychology Today.
Does recess have long-term benefits for kids? Learn why Assistant Professor Matt Bowers says yes.
Dean Martinez discusses the immense value of teachers in an op-ed for the Austin-American Statesman saying, “There is truly no more important profession with the power to transform lives.”
When it comes to society’s problems, politicians always seem to place at least some blame on public schools, scapegoating them for social issues that politicians themselves fail to address.
Educators and those who work with youths have an important responsibility in creating the environment where ideas and opinions can be shared in a productive way.
Associate Professor David DeMatthews explains that House Bill 3 is a starting point for funding education in Texas and discusses other changes that now must follow in an op-ed for the Austin-American Statesman.
Despite their common ancestral bond, Africans and African Americans lack a sense of connection due to what they have been taught about each other and the influence of racist narratives.
Long before he ran for president, H. Ross Perot had an impact on Texas football and the life of this woman from Texas.
Educational Leadership and Policy doctoral student M. Yvonne Taylor explains that how parents show up is far less important than that they show up in a recent op-ed for the Houston Chronicle.
Krueger, Cokley, and Bailey: Why Lebron James’ I Promise School Should Not Shy Away from Issues of Race
Liliana Garces: Affirmative Action is Not What's at Stake in the UNC Chapel Hill and Harvard Lawsuits
Associate Professor Rich Reddick explains that, "this kind of behavior exacerbates inequality by denying opportunities for low-income students to access these networks" in an op-ed for the Houston Chronicle.
In a recent op-ed, David DeMatthews explains that although extending the school year may provide a degree of benefits, it means the state will have fewer resources to address other long-standing school finance issues.