Why Latinx students may take longer to graduate-
According to the Joint Economic Committee the highest percentage of individuals in the labor force are the Latinx community at 62%. However, just 17-20% of the Latinx community attends college. Latinx in STEM researcher Dr. Noemi Mendoza Diaz hopes to change this.2
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CEHD signs MOU with Kenya Ministry of Education-
Members of a delegation from Kenya visited the Texas A&M University campus on Sept. 12-13 to explore partnerships, ultimately signing a memorandum of understanding with the College of Education and Human Development.
Tong appointed to Douglas J. Palmer Endowed Chair-
Dr. Fuhui Tong, head of the Department of Educational Psychology, has been appointed to the Douglas J. Palmer Endowed Chair in Educational Psychology.
Liew receives 2021 Chancellor’s EDGES Fellowship-
Dr. Jeffrey Liew, professor and associate dean of research, is among thirteen distinguished faculty members at Texas A&M to be honored as 2021 Chancellor’s Enhancing Development and Generating Excellence in Scholarship (EDGES) Fellows.
Dr. Michael A. de Miranda announced as Interim Dean of College of Education and Human Development-
Texas A&M University’s Office of the Provost on Thursday announced Dr. Michael A. de Miranda as Interim Dean of the College of Education and Human Development.
Former students honor 9/11 through gratitude to Canada-
Twenty years ago 38 passenger planes were forced to reroute to Gander, Newfoundland amid terror attacks in New York City and Washington. The small Canadian town became a refuge for nearly 6,700 stranded passengers.
Why literacy training is necessary in preparing teachers-
Knowing how to read does not mean a person can teach reading well. A systematic review found that teacher preparation and training programs that provide extensive literacy training can improve teachers’ foundational literacy skills and improve student reading outcomes.
Summer care programs key in promoting child physical activity-
We typically think of summer as a time for playing and increased physical activity for children. However, this is not often the case, especially in rural and low-income areas.
Sealing the gap on teacher attrition-
Teacher attrition in Texas remains alarmingly high. Dr. Andrew Kwok in the Department of Teaching, Learning & Culture is researching ways to help seal the gap.
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