In this week's edition of the Trib+Edu newsletter: Sacramento schools look for teachers in the Philippines, political dysfunction continues to hold up education dollars for Illinois schools and a push for music education in South Dakota.
An exchange between U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., has revealed an expansive gulf between the administration’s policy priorities and those of its partisan critics.
Following a set of state laws promoting publication of school and district data, Colorado’s Department of Education has just launched a website that shares that data in a searchable, comparable format.
This issue marks the last one for Trib+Edu. Thanks for reading, and be sure to check out the Facebook page of our publishing partner, the UT College of Education, to keep up on the latest in education research and news.
The results of a recent study show that strong oral storytelling skills in preschoolers are related to significantly faster reading comprehension skills in elementary school, but only in African-American male populations.
In this week's edition of the Trib+Health newsletter: Zika cases are down this summer, feds make hundreds of arrests in health care fraud crackdown and an interview with Joy Schmitz of the McGovern Medical School at UTHealth.
This issue marks the last one for Trib+Health. Thanks for reading, and be sure to check out the Facebook page of our publishing partner UT Southwestern to keep up on the latest in health research and news.
The Tribune hosts a conversation July 24 in Austin on Medicaid and Texas with Mark McClellan, former head of Medicaid and Medicare under President George W. Bush. For more information on the event, click here.
In this week's edition of the Trib+Water newsletter: Texas rivers art exhibit at the Capitol, restoring the glass-bottom boats in San Marcos and an interview with Aaron Wolf of Oregon State University.