Topic: Cynthia Osborne

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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Adult Children of Parents in Same-Sex Relationships Report Varied Outcomes

June 11, 2012

Adult children of parents who were in same-sex relationships differ notably on a variety of social, emotional and relationship factors from adult children raised by biological parents who are married and heterosexual, according to research led by Mark Regnerus, an associate professor of sociology at The University of Texas at Austin.

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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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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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Experts Offer Analysis of Issues Facing 82nd Texas State Legislative Session

Jan. 11, 2011

January 11 marks the beginning of the 82nd Texas State Legislature. While the state budget and redistricting are set to be the most pressing issues that the legislature will tackle, a myriad of other issues are likely to come before the session. Faculty experts from The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss policy and political issues from a variety of perspectives.

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