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March 29, 2019
Dr. Valerie Hill-Jackson interviewed Jessie’s family as part of my ongoing research into the history of black women teachers from the Reconstruction Era to the 21st century.
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March 27, 2019
In honor of Women’s History Month, Texas A&M faculty, staff and students attended the 6th annual Women’s Research on Women Symposium at Texas A&M University on March 26.
Principal Ash Kirk smiling in a classroom
March 21, 2019
As the leader goes, so goes the school. This is the mantra Dr. Beverly Irby, professor of educational leadership, adheres to in transforming schools that need her help. She demonstrated this in her latest research in which she took Black Elementary from ‘improvement required’ to ‘meets standards’ in just one year through revitalizing the school’s leadership.
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March 18, 2019
Self-control is the ability to control your emotions, thoughts and behaviors – the quality that allows you to stop yourself from doing things you want to do but that might not be in your best interest.
shaping the future sculpture
March 12, 2019
Four of the College of Education and Human Development’s graduate programs are considered in the top tier of graduate education according to the 2020 U.S. News Best Graduate Schools rankings.