Topic: Student

Time for Us to Follow Spring Valley Student's Example

Nov. 2, 2015
Viral video

Niya Kenny has set a powerful example for the nation. She was arrested for standing up to a school resource officer when he viciously assaulted a fellow Spring Valley High School classmate in South Carolina. The video of the incident has sparked national outrage. We all should be outraged — by this incident and the plight of black girls nationwide.
 

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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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School Homework Needs to be More Motivating

Oct. 20, 2014
School Homework Needs to be More Motivating

There's an old joke about homework. A teacher says to a student, "How do you like doing your homework?" The student responds, "I like doing nothing better."

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Restorative Discipline Should be Common Practice to Lower the Dropout Rate for both Students and Teachers

Aug. 29, 2014
Restorative Discipline Should be Common Practice to Lower the Dropout Rate for both Students and Teachers

Teachers and students head back to class soon, but as another school year begins, it seems teachers are becoming more and more of an endangered species.

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International Experiences Take Students Out of Their "Bubbles"

Jan. 18, 2013
International Experiences Take Students Out of Their "Bubbles"

Through study abroad programs and a diverse population of international students and scholars, Longhorns are everywhere. Learn how UT is leading the way.

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