Dr. Yasmiyn Irizarry, assistant professor of African and African Diaspora Studies, is a quantitative sociologist who studies inequality in elementary and high school contexts. Read on to learn more about her research on racial/ethnic disparities in mathematics tracking. Developing a love of sociology through personal experiences…Dr. Irizarry began college as… read more
Austin and Travis County partner with the DDCE to close opportunity gaps for young men of color.
Did you know DDCE manages the university-wide book blog Shelflife@Texas? Check out on of our top picks from this fall’s reading list.
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.