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February 15, 2018
What do elementary science education, conflict management and living with chronic diseases have in common? They were all topics covered by experts at the 2nd annual Voices of Impact Speaker Series hosted by the Texas A&M University College of Education and Human Development.
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February 13, 2018
With the 2018 Winter Olympics underway, there is hope that the games will mend relationships between people divided by conflict or prejudice.
January 24, 2018
At the conclusion of the first academic year of implementation, Keller Elementary moved to a 100 percent pass rate in all subject areas and was awarded six gold stars for performance.
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January 22, 2018
The College of Education and Human Development will serve as the 2018 College Champion at this year’s Race, Identity and Social Equity (RISE) Conference.
January 18, 2018
A lineup of distinguished research experts will present at the 2nd Annual Voices of Impact Speaker Series hosted by the College of Education and Human Development.
December 01, 2017
Ferrell wants to make sure the children of Nicaragua have the opportunity to get a quality education.
November 29, 2017
Movement is a form of communication. For Courtney Kalaher, using that movement to create relationships and community among people with disabilities is critical.
November 27, 2017
Kelley O’Neal, director of the Byrne Student Success Center, was recently selected to help advise NASPA's new Center for First-generation Student Success.
November 13, 2017
A new five-year project—Massive Open Online Professional Informal Individual Learning (MOOPIL)—taps into the potential of online learning and professional development.
October 18, 2017
Over the last 70 years, the number of Black teachers in America’s schools has dramatically decreased. Bringing awareness to that trend is now a top priority for Dr. Valerie Hill-Jackson.
October 09, 2017
Brenham ISD is the latest school district to partner with the College of Education and Human Development for the Project Literacy-Infused Science Using Technology Innovation Opportunities (LISTO).
October 04, 2017
Because of a teacher shortage, there is only one bilingual or ESL teacher for every 46 students struggling with English.
September 20, 2017
Dr. Luis Ponjuan talked about the potentially negative consequences that the DACA repeal could have —primarily in Texas.
September 12, 2017
Dr. Laura Stough and her team have spent countless hours responding to the needs of the disability community in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.
August 01, 2017
Senate Bill 3, which faces opposition in the House, has become one of the most contentious issues state government has battled with in recent years.
July 27, 2017
The Department of Health and Kinesiology welcomes Dr. Melinda Sheffield-Moore ‘87 who will succeed Dr. Richard Kreider on Aug. 1.
July 25, 2017
The first Thomas Gaddis Girls’ STEM Camp was held this summer, providing 60 middle school girls the chance to get hands-on experience in different STEM areas.
July 18, 2017
Sheryl ’87 and Robert Holton ’84 have generously donated $50,000 to establish the Robert and Sheryl Holton Endowed Study Abroad Scholarship.
July 13, 2017
With the support of a federal grant, Dr. Kuo and her team offer a four-week summer program that introduces Chinese and Korean languages and cultures to elementary school children. The mission of the federal grant is to increase the number of Americans learning, speaking and teaching critical-need foreign languages.
July 10, 2017
Over the next 10 years, the special education program, along with programs at nine other universities, will receive $50 million in scholarship funding for students committed to a career in teaching, along with technical support for the teacher preparation program.
June 27, 2017
The report, Girlhood Interrupted: The Erasure of Black Girls’ Childhood, focuses on adult perceptions of black girls and finds adults view black girls as less innocent and more adult-like than their white peers.
June 05, 2017
Three students from diverse backgrounds with a common goal – make life better for people with disabilities. That’s the idea behind the Graduate Fellows Program with the Center on Disability and Development at Texas A&M.
May 24, 2017
She was the first African-American female to complete the entire tenure process - from the rank of lecturer all the way to full professor – at Texas A&M University and the College of Education and Human Development. Now, after 32 years with the college, Dr. Patricia Larke is taking time for herself and retiring.
March 20, 2017
According to Dr. Linda Castillo’s research, part of the problem may stem from intragroup marginalization. In other words, being teased by family members for not being Latino enough can impact a student’s motivation to continue in college.
March 10, 2017
Drs. Jean Madsen and Mario Torres received a research grant of $1.5 million from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation continuing the developing use of their school inclusion model.

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