Topic: Center for Health and Social Policy

Opening the Black Box on Education

Sept. 21, 2012
Opening the Black Box on Education

The LBJ School's Center for Health and Social Policy examines high-stakes accountability and the future of Texas education policy at Monday's education policy forum.

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Carolyn J. Heinrich Joins LBJ School Faculty

Sept. 22, 2011

Renowned scholar and researcher Carolyn J. Heinrich has joined the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs faculty as the Sid Richardson Professor in Public Affairs. Heinrich, whose research focuses on social welfare policy, labor force development, public management, performance management and econometric methods for program evaluation, has also assumed leadership of the LBJ School's Center for Health and Social Policy (CHASP).

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Aging in America: The Latino perspective

April 28, 2011
Professor Jacqueline Angel

Professor Jacqueline Angel discusses her research on the economic and cultural aspects of caring for the growing population of older Latinos.

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LBJ School of Public Affairs to Generate First Texas Statewide Measure of Teacher Effectiveness

March 31, 2011

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has contracted with The University of Texas at Austin's Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs to develop a comprehensive metric that measures a teacher's effect on student achievement under the direction of the school's Project on Educator Effectiveness and Quality (PEEQ).

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The LBJ School Welcomes New Faces to the Classroom for Spring 2010

Feb. 4, 2010

The Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs is welcoming new visiting and adjunct professors to the classroom for the spring semester. Several members of the LBJ School community are teaching courses* at the School for the first time.

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