Mark your calendars for Friday, March 5th at 12:00PM for a Texas Center for Education Policy (TCEP) Brown Bag on High Stakes Testing and Accountability, featuring Texas State Representative Dr. Mary Gonzalez, Dr. Theresa Treviño, Vice President of Texans Advocating for Meaningful Student Assessments (TAMSA), and Ruben Cortez, Jr. Texas State Board of Education Member, District 2.Continue reading “High Stakes Testing and Accountability During COVID-19”
87th Texas Legislature: Lawmaking in a Non-traditional Redistricting Session
On Friday, January 25, the Texas Center for Education Policy will host Ramiro Canales, an experienced litigator, appellate lawyer, and lobbyist, for a virtual conversation regarding the current legislative session. With over thirty years’ experience working at Texas the legislature, Canales will speak to us about his career journey and how things really work at the Texas Capitol.Continue reading “87th Texas Legislature: Lawmaking in a Non-traditional Redistricting Session”
Latina/o Equity in U.S. Higher Education: A National Campaign for Equity Assessment Policy
This webinar sparks the discussion to formulate a strategy to address Latina/o Equity in higher education as a partnership with LULAC, the Texas Center for Education Policy (TCEP) at The University of Texas at Austin, and local organizations, including the National Latina/o Education Research and Policy Project (NLERAPP).Continue reading “Latina/o Equity in U.S. Higher Education: A National Campaign for Equity Assessment Policy”
Reclaiming Schooling / Recuperando la Eseñanza: Radically Reimagining the Work of Education
Richard T. Castro Distinguished Visiting Professorship welcomes, Dr. Angela Valenzuela. Dr. Valenzuela has a long history of research and teaching in the sociology of education, minoritized youth in schools, educational policy, urban education reform, culturally relevant curriculum, Ethnic Studies, and indigenous education.Continue reading “Reclaiming Schooling / Recuperando la Eseñanza: Radically Reimagining the Work of Education”
“Teaching Climate Change and Environmental Justice” with Rethinking Schools’ Bill Bigelow
In co-sponsorship with Luke Metzger and Environment Texas, we at the Texas Center for Education Policy invite you on Nov. 21, 2019, 8:30am-3:30pm to a seminar with Rethinking School’s Bill Bigelow titled, “Teaching Climate change and Environmental Justice,” on the third floor of the Sanchez Building located behind the Blanton Museum off of MLK in SZB 323.Continue reading ““Teaching Climate Change and Environmental Justice” with Rethinking Schools’ Bill Bigelow”
Texas Faces the Future Distinguished Lecture Featuring Hon. Judge John K. Dietz
On Thursday, May 14, the Texas Faces the Future Distinguished Lecture returns as the Honorable John K. Dietz outlines the constitutional standards of adequacy, suitability, efficiency, and de facto statewide ad valorem property taxation. Judge Dietz will be joined with commentary from the Honorable Jimmie Don Aycock, Chair of the Texas House Public Education Committee, and David Hinojosa, National Director of Policy with IDRA. The public discussion will be moderated by TCEP Director, Dr. Valenzuela.
Measuring Up: A Statewide Conversation on High-Stakes Testing & Accountability
Join us for a forum on public education in Texas, September 24, 2012, at The University of Texas at Austin LBJ School of Public Affairs: Roundtable, Q&A and Reception. Free and open to the public.
Leading the Nation: A Texas Retrospective on Educational Reform
By all accounts, we had a hugely successful conference on February 9, 2011 titled “Leading the Nation: A Texas Retrospective on Educational Reform,” segments of which we plan to post to our website sometime in the coming weeks.Continue reading “Leading the Nation: A Texas Retrospective on Educational Reform”