Dr. Ramírez joined the U.S. Department of Education in 2006, when she was appointed group leader for the discretionary grants team, which plans and coordinates the High School Equivalency Program (HEP), College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP), and the Migrant Education Even Start (MEES) program. In her current role as director of the Office of Migrant Education, she manages a staff of 20 and leads the planning and coordination of all aspects of the migrant education program office, including grant and contract administration, policy, evaluation, and special initiatives.
American Graduate Day returns for its third year on September 27, 2014. This live national, multi-platform broadcast event focuses on the individuals and organizations working in communities across the country to keep students on the path to graduation.
On the Friday edition of KTTZ-FM "Inside Texas Tech" we hear from Karlos Hill , Assistant Professor of History at Texas Tech University. Dr. Hill speaks with host, Robert Giovannetti about race relations in the United States. This discussion precedes the PBS special "America After Ferguson" that will air on KTTZ Channel 5 tomorrow @7:00pm.
Texas Tech University System Chancellor Robert Duncan and Texas Tech Health Sciences Center President Tedd Mitchell were both invited to speak at higher education panels at this past weekend's Texas Tribune Festival, a public policy and journalism conference in Austin.
This PBS town hall meeting, moderated by PBS NEWSHOUR co-anchor and managing editor Gwen Ifill, will explore the many issues brought into public discourse in the wake of Michael Brown’s death in Ferguson, Missouri.