The Center for Educational Leadership, Policy and Professional Development was established in 2009. Housed in the College of Education and Human Development, the Center focuses on contemporary issues related to P-20 educational leadership, policy, and providing professional development opportunities.
Across the P-20 spectrum, educational institutions are being charged with providing successful educational experiences to increasingly diverse student populations while operating in the context of increased accountability and competition for scarce resources.
House Bill 5: Aligning Industry and Education
Feb 10, 2015 | posted by Jo Ann Jones
Education reform in Texas has a new friend in high places. Newly-elected Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick was one of the original authors of House Bill 5 (HB-5), along with state Rep. Jimmie Don Aycock (R- Kileen). The bill, which was passed in 2013, brings serious changes to current public school curriculum, campus and district accountability, and testing requirements. On February 4, UTSA held a superintendent’s symposium to discuss HB-5 and what it means for San Antonio’s public education system and the students it serves.
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