Topic: Schools

Transportation is an Example of How to Solve Gun Violence

Feb. 28, 2018
Guns

The solution was to transcend political entrenchment and tackle road safety with every tool imaginable. 

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Hogg Foundation Grants to Improve Mental Health in Schools

Aug. 8, 2017
Teacher leading a group of schoolchildren through an activity

Seven Texas nonprofit entities are receiving grants from the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health at The University of Texas at Austin to improve student academic achievement by supporting mental health. 

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Bullying, Bias Can Cost Schools Millions in Lost Funding

June 29, 2017
Student Absenteeism is Tied to Bullying

When children avoid school to avoid bullying, many states' schools lose funding. New research from The University of Texas at Austin highlights the hidden costs of bullying.

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Charter Schools VS. Public Schools Means We All Lose

March 8, 2017
Charter Schools

Pitting charter schools against public schools does not lead to better education for anyone. If school choice prevails without appropriate safeguards, it will only increase educational disparities that already exist.

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We Need More Supportive Policies at Schools

Jan. 9, 2017
Classroom

Punitive practices do not deter homophobic bullying and fail to support to those youths who are the victims of bullying. Implementing supportive policies is a better strategy.

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