Op-ed

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Soyoung Park: How special education is a prime example of our unhealthy ‘obsession with conformity’

Feb. 18, 2019
Assistant Professor Soyoung Park discusses why the special education field is a prime example of our obsession with conformity in an op-ed for The Washington Post.

Christopher McCarthy: Teacher strikes target salaries, but promoting wellness and fighting stress are the real issues

Feb. 14, 2019
Professor Chris McCarthy explains that "if we really want the best educational environment for our students, we need more investment in the occupational health of teachers," in a recent op-ed for The Hill.

Tracie Lowe: Including foster care and homeless students in higher education

Feb. 13, 2019
Educational Leadership and Policy alumna Tracie Lowe, Ph.D. '18 explains why Texas higher education institutions need be inclusive of homeless and foster care students.

Jennifer Jellison Holme: Getting to the root of our public education crisis

Feb. 8, 2019
Associate Professor Jennifer Holme explains that "It’s time to break free from narrow solutions with little evidence of success...and toward cross-sector solutions," in an op-ed for Democrat and Chronicle.

Richard Reddick: When Men Shy Away from Mentoring Women

Feb. 7, 2019
Associate Professor Richard Reddick discusses why cross-gender mentoring is important for the future of women in the workplace.

Richard Reddick: In Defense of Diversity Statements

Jan. 11, 2019
Associate Professor Richard Reddick defends the inclusion of diversity statements in hiring, promotion, and review materials for university faculty.

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.

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.

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.