The UTeach Institute has committed to doubling the numbers of universities implementing The University of Texas at Austin's UTeach teacher preparation program nationally from 25 to 50, and students enrolled nationwide, from 5,000 to 10,000, by 2017.
The Women in Engineering Program expects more than 1,000 Central Texas girls to attend Girl Day to participate in age-appropriate, hands-on activities such as designing an electrical circuit to create their own Electric Butterfly, designing their own bubble wand and creating the bounciest ball.
Gilbert Hicks is an anomaly. He's been principal at the same school long enough for a three-year gym membership purchased in 2007 to expire. Twenty or 30 years ago, when a principal took the reins at a school, he was there long enough to see three or four kids in the same family pass through… » Continue Reading