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Institute for Public School Initiatives Moving to College of Education

The Institute for Public School Initiatives (IPSI), an innovative University of Texas System center aimed at improving academic outcomes for Texas pre-K through high school students, is getting a new home at The University of Texas at Austin's College of Education. The Institute has been operating under the UT System administration since its inception in…   » Continue Reading

About 70 Percent of New High School Principals Leave Within Five Years, Study Says

Only about half of newly hired Texas public school principals are staying on the job at least three years and principals in high-poverty schools are leaving the soonest, according to a study out of The University of Texas at Austin's College of Education. Dr. Ed Fuller and Dr. Michelle Young, who are part of the…   » Continue Reading

$1.5 Million Will Help Create Tech-Savvy Teachers

Philanthropists and long-time Texas education supporters John H. and Elizabeth "Libba" Shatto Massey have donated $1.5 million to The University of Texas at Austin's College of Education to create the Elizabeth Shatto Massey Endowed Chair in Education. Funds from the permanent endowment will be used to engage a nationally prominent scholar whose research and instruction…   » Continue Reading