New guidance from public health officals sets guidelines for students and teachers return to school in the Fall.
Kellogg School Improvement Grant
Changing demographics pose new hurdles for school districts across the country. With funding from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Dr. Jean Madsen and her team partnered with Southwest ISD, in San Antonio, to survey students, parents, teachers and administrators to measure inclusivity and identify improvement opportunities.Watch Video
$2.4M Grant to benefit Texas high school students with disabilities
The Texas Workforce Commission recently awarded $2.4 million to Dr. Dan Zhang, professor in the Department of Educational Psychology, to implement work-based learning programs in selected high schools.
Tong named EPSY Department Head
Tong said her research experience has prepared her to step up and help her colleagues within the department continue their highly-recognized work and commitment to excellence.
Ageism in the health and fitness industry
Picture someone who is physically fit. You most likely did not think of someone over the age of 65, did you? The implicit bias you just encountered is an example of ageism in the health and fitness industry.
Improving Latinx degree completion in Texas
According to the National Center for Education Statistics, Latinx students are enrolling at historically high levels. Although enrollment is high, scholars find that degree completion rates are low, especially for Latinx male students.
A study of English language learners’ spelling will help develop intelligent tutoring systems
Dr. Kay Wijekumar, alongside a team of researchers, recently published a study analyzing ELLs and their writing. She said the study is part of a broader scope to find challenges facing native Spanish-speaking English learners and ways to address them.