This blog on Texas education contains posts on accountability, testing, K-12 education, postsecondary educational attainment, dropouts, bilingual education, immigration, school finance, environmental issues, Ethnic Studies at state and national levels. It also represents my digital footprint, of life and career, as a community-engaged scholar in the College of Education at the University of Texas at Austin.
Introducing Greg Pulte, Guest Editor, to Educational Equity, Politics & Policy in Texas Blog
Dear Blog Readers:
I am happy to introduce you to new Educational Equity, Politics & Policy in Texas guest editor/blogger, Greg Pulte, a doctoral student in Education Policy and Planning at The University of Texas at Austin.
Greg Pulte was born in Dallas, Texas, but lives currently in Austin, Texas. A graduate of the University of Texas at Austin with B.A. degrees in Spanish and Anthropology, and an MBA in Finance and Strategy from Southern Methodist University (SMU) in Dallas.
Greg’s interests focus on education, bilingual education, cultural preservation, cultural anthropology, and social justice issues. Always interested in linguistics and native language preservation, Greg became involved with the Cherokee Narratives project out of a desire to contribute to the preservation of Cherokee, Cherokee culture, and efforts to advance Cherokee language instruction in classrooms.
Greg is pursuing a PhD in Educational Policy and Planning at the University of Texas at Austin. His research focuses on the outcomes of gentrification as it impacts on traditional resident, schools, and families in Austin.
His research and writing interests include privatization, marketization, corporatization of public education, and gentrification. So you can expect to read and enjoy related pertinent commentary.
Welcome, Greg, to my blog. I'm looking forward to a lot of great posts and commentary.