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Michael Marder

Physics professor, UT-Austin


Michael Marder specializes in theoretical condensed matter physics and oversees preparation of science and mathematics teachers at The University of Texas at Austin as co-director and co-founder of UTeach.

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College readiness drops back ten years in Texas

Once students pass exams that place the college-ready flag next to their names in state computer systems, they are allowed to walk into any two-year Texas community college after graduation, or four-year college program into which they are accepted and start taking credit-bearing coursework towards degree or certificates. What happens if they don’t have that flag?