Topic: Education

Don’t Get Caught Up in the Glamor of the Gap Year

May 9, 2016

There are many reasons some students take a year off, but the bottom line is simple: Don’t get caught up in the glamor of the gap year.

Read more

UT Austin and TTU Expand Access to College-Level Courses

May 5, 2016

To improve college readiness and student success statewide, UT Austin is collaborating with Texas Tech University to expand the dual enrollment initiative TEXAS OnRamps.

Read more

Latino Males Need to be More Relevant in the National Conversation on ‘Men of Color’

March 8, 2016

I met Tony at a local tire shop a few years back. He was a young Mexican-American shuttle driver tasked with bringing me back to work while my truck was in the shop.

Read more on Huffington Post

How Can I Teach When My Students Are Packing Guns?

March 2, 2016

It is difficult and painful to imagine how the learning environment in my course will change in the fall, when students at the University of Texas–Austin will have the right to attend class with a concealed gun.

Read more on Pacific Standard

Texas Must Change How We Learn About Black Lives in Schools

March 2, 2016
Chalk Board

Students only get a glimpse of black people in history, other than when the textbooks talk about slavery or the Civil Rights Movement. It’s time for a change.

Read more