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Feb 20, 2018

Beaman Floyd has spoken to legislators and policymakers on behalf of Texas community college educators since 2003. As you'll hear in our conversation, he takes his work seriously, and personally, trying to understand the perspectives of TCCTA members, and how he can best articulate them to folks at the Capitol,...


Feb 12, 2018

Glenda Barron stopped by last week and we had the best conversation about her background growing up in deep east Texas-not northeast Texas, she said. It’s “deep east” Texas-in the little town of Joaquin. She talked about her educational journey, her time working for the Texas legislature and the Higher...


Feb 5, 2018

Today we’re in Lake Jackson, Texas on the campus of Brazosport College. We’re talking with Jeff Detrick and Nicole Tunmire about their work here, especially about the progress their making in developing guided pathways for students.


Jan 29, 2018

Carolyn Landel is the Managing Director of the Charles A. Dana Center in Austin. She oversees the Center’s day to day operations and is deeply involved in their partnerships with organizations around the country working on new models for the mathematics curriculum in higher education.

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Jan 22, 2018

Today I’ll be meeting with Garrett Groves who directs the economic opportunity program at the Center for Public Policy Priorities. In particular, he’s looking at the impact higher education has on the state’s economy and he wants to make sure all Texans have the chance to benefit from it.