Topic: Michelle young

Leaders for Challenging Schools to Get Improved Training with $730,000 Grant

Oct. 27, 2010

Many low-income and diverse student learners soon will have principals and superintendents who are better prepared to address their specific learning needs, thanks to a $730,000 grant to The University of Texas at Austin's University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA).

Read more

Researchers untangle "why" behind exodus of principals from public schools

Feb. 15, 2010

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.

Read more

Dallas ISD First to Get Help with Principal Retention

Jan. 19, 2010

In response to low principal retention rates in Texas, The University of Texas at Austin's College of Education will be offering a master's degree in education on site in select urban Texas school districts. The degree will be designed to address each district's unique needs.

Read more

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

Oct. 5, 2009

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 Educa

Read more

College of Education Gets $3 Million to Prepare Principals for Large Urban School Districts

Dec. 2, 2008

The University of Texas at Austin College of Education's Principalship Program has received a $3 million grant to develop urban secondary-level school leaders who will be trained to address the unique challenges of inner city school management.

Read more