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Study Shows Jim Crow-Era Segregation Persists in Texas Schools

A first-of-its-kind study from researchers in the College of Education at The University of Texas at Austin shows that, in addition to being isolated by race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status, English language learners in Texas schools also are separated by language, suffering what has been termed “triple segregation.” Education professors Julian Vasquez Heilig and Jennifer Jellison…   » Continue Reading

University Experts Available to Discuss Back-to-School Topics

University of Texas at Austin faculty experts are available to talk about a wide range of K-12 and higher education issues related to the start of school, including education policy, teaching strategies, children’s mental and emotional health, and closing the achievement gap.   Children's Mental and Emotional Health KEVIN STARK Professor, Department of Educational Psychology…   » Continue Reading

Learn How Exit Exams Affect Low-Performing High Schools

Event: The Texas Center for Education Policy (TCEP) will host a brown bag lunchtime discussion “Exit Strategies: How Low-Performing High Schools Respond to High School Exit Examinations.” When: Wednesday, Nov. 2, noon-1:30 p.m. Where: Cissy Parker McDaniel Dean’s Conference Room, Sánchez Building, The University of Texas at Austin.  Parking available in the Brazos Garage. Background:…   » Continue Reading