Because of a change to the way the U.S. News and World Report evaluates college education programs, UT will not provide information for a national ranking of undergraduate and graduate education programs, said a UTeach co-director.
The federal governments rising national debt, which will hit its ceiling of $14.3 trillion this spring, is particularly important for college students, the executive director of a nonpartisan group said Wednesday.
K-12 schools face $11 billion in cuts as the state attempts to balance a $27-billion budget shortfall. Rather than looking to improve education, educators and policymakers are now wondering whether they will be able to adequately run schools at all.
Students kept their promise to walk to the Capitol to attend a Senate Finance Committee hearing Wednesday despite record-breaking cold weather and President William Powers Jr.’s sudden hospitalization.
UT President William Powers Jr. was not one of the eight UT System presidents who testified before the Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday because he is in the hospital recovering from a pulmonary embolism.
More than two-thirds of college and university financial aid administrators faced a moderate or severe resource shortage, according to a recent survey by the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators.
A high percentage of public high school biology teachers are choosing to teach creationism instead of evidence for evolution in their classrooms, according to a survey published in the Jan. 28 issue of Science.