Topic: School

Can't Go To Your Child's Parent-Teacher Conference? Try This Instead

Nov. 6, 2014
Can't Go To Your Child's Parent-Teacher Conference? Try This Instead

More than 2.5 million children in elementary schools across Texas have one thing in common this time of year: They have teachers who need to meet with their parents or guardians about their successes, challenges and progress at school.

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New Study Says Schools Should Play Primary Role in Boosting Students' Physical Health

May 23, 2013

A new report issued today by the Institute of Medicine (IOM), and developed by two University of Texas at Austin professors, says schools should play a key role in ensuring all students have the opportunity to engage in at least 60 minutes of vigorous or moderate-intensity physical activity each

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Advising Corps Will Help Low-Income Texas Students with College Preparation

Aug. 19, 2010

Texas high school students most in need of help planning for and enrolling in college soon will be getting assistance, thanks to funds from a public-private partnership between Bank of America, TG, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, the College for All Texans Foundation, National College Advising Corps (NCAC) and The University of Texas at Austin's Institute for Public School Initiatives (IPSI).

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Heart of Texas Writing Project Celebrates National Day on Writing

Oct. 19, 2009

Event: Heart of Texas Writing Project Activities for National Day on Writing

When: Tuesday, Oct. 20

Where: K-12 classrooms in Austin, Lake Travis, Leander and Del Valle

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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

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