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Research Aims to Reduce Teen Pregnancy Among Latinos

Latina teens would benefit from expanded sexual education programs in schools and increased flexibility in education beyond high school to prevent unplanned pregnancies, according to a report by social scientists at the Population Research Center at The University of Texas at Austin.

New Study Reveals “Inputs” That Boost Latino Students’ Test Scores

Latina/o students' math and reading Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) test scores improve when urban schools increase operating expenditures, decrease student-teacher ratios and increase the number of bilingual certified teachers, says a recent study from The University of Texas at Austin's College of Education.

Exploring Leadership Opportunities is Focus of Hispanic Faculty/Staff Association Leadership Symposium

The passion that stirs people to become better leaders will be explored during the 2009 Leadership Symposium presented by the university's Hispanic Faculty/Staff Association (HF/SA) May 12 at The University of Texas at Austin.