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Education Leaders to Discuss How Public Schools Can Do More With Less

The College of Education's Institute for Public School Initiatives (IPSI) and the Austin-based Institute for Productivity in Education (IPE) will host the forum "Improving Productivity in Public Education" on Jan. 16. The forum, now in its third year, provides an opportunity for national education leaders to convene and share the latest efficiency-in-education data, research and ideas.

Charter Schools No Cure-All for Black Students, Says Study

Despite being promoted as a viable alternative to traditional public schools, privately owned charter schools in Texas have higher attrition rates for black students than comparable urban public schools, says a University of Texas at Austin study.

Physical Education Expert Wins Top National Award

Physical education expert Dr. Dolly Lambdin has been awarded the Physical Education Teacher Education Honor Award from the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE), the national authority in physical education and leader in setting the standard for practice in sport and physical activity.