At Laurel Ridge, Thomas Delgado is helping special-needs children (grades 4 through 12) discover their interest in the world around them.
Although Tonya King has just recently taken on her new role as Executive Principal at UT Elementary, she has been a part of the “Little Longhorn” family since the school’s very beginning.
Lucy Alejos puts low-income high school students on the path to college at Advise TX, a statewide program within the College Advising Corps that helps underserved high school students tackle the college application process and find a school that suits their needs.
UT Elementary Primes Students for Success in School and Beyond Just a few miles across the interstate from “the big UT,” there is a charter school filled with “Little Longhorns” dressed neatly in burnt orange polo shirts and khakis. Every morning, they all gather together for a hot breakfast and… read more
If there were any doubt as to whether or not President Fenves would be as strong on diversity as his predecessor, it was immediately laid to rest when he spent a good part of his first day meeting with community leaders in East Austin.
Meet two celebrated student athletes, Ricky Williams and Tarale Murry, who are achieving their academic goals through the McNair Scholars Program.
Dr. North Cooc, assistant professor of special education, analyzes racial disproportionality in special education and how environmental factors, such as families and schools, contribute to disparities in enrollment and achievement. Read on to learn more about his contributions to this understudied field of research. Hitting close to home… Dr. Cooc’s… read more
Dr. Christopher Salas-Wright, assistant professor in the School of Social Work, specializes in research on substance use and health-risk behavior among adolescents in the United States and Central America. His research has been spotted in several national publications, including USA TODAY, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times and the Houston Chronicle. We caught up… read more
More than 200 students from schools across Texas came to UT Austin to participate in the third annual Texas Male Leadership Summit on Aug. 11-12. The two-day event is hosted by the DDCE’s Texas Education Consortium for Male Students of Color. Below, browse images, quotes and observations from the summit,… read more