Topic: Texas Center for Education Policy

Education Forum to Examine High-Stakes Testing and Accountability in Texas

Sept. 13, 2012

To better inform and engage parents, educators, legislators and advocates in discussion of these issues, the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin will host "Measuring Up: A Statewide Conversation on High-Stakes Testing and Accountability" on Sept. 24. The event is free and open to the public.

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Learn How Exit Exams Affect Low-Performing High Schools

Oct. 24, 2011

Event: The Texas Center for Education Policy (TCEP) will host a brown bag lunchtime discussion "Exit Strategies: How Low-Performing High Schools Respond to High School Exit Examinations."

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Innovative Teacher Preparation Program to be Discussed

Oct. 19, 2011

Event: "Forging a National Grow-Your-Own Latino/a Teacher Preparation Pipeline: How Strengthening the Teaching Professional Can Improve Student Learning" will be a discussion about building community-based, university-connected teacher education pipelines.

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Empowerment Through Collaboration Is Focus of May 10 Hispanic Faculty/Staff Association Leadership Symposium

April 28, 2011

The passion that stirs people to become better leaders will be explored during the 2011 Leadership Symposium presented by the Hispanic Faculty/Staff Association (HF/SA) at The University of Texas at Austin on May 10.

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Texas Center for Education Policy Awarded $400,000 Grant for Grow-Your-Own Teacher Initiative

April 19, 2011

The University of Texas at Austin, the Texas Center for Education Policy (TCEP) and the National Latino Education Research and Policy project have received a $400,000 grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to spur the development of a community-based, university-connected, Grow-Your-Own Teacher Initiative in five states around the country.

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