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With Grant, Rice Partnership with HISD to Improve Education Expands

According to Rice, since 2011, HERC has brought together Rice education researchers with HISD brass to improve the quality of education in the school district. We examine what HERC has accomplished in the past six years with its director, Dr. Ruth Lopez Turley. And, between adding more staff and extending its reach beyond HISD to […]

Rice University's Lovett Hall seen from the east near dusk. Photo: Michael Hagerty, Houston Public Media

Ruth Lopez Turley
Dr. Ruth Lopez Turley, director of the Houston Education Research Consortium (HERC).

According to Rice, since 2011, HERC has brought together Rice education researchers with HISD brass to improve the quality of education in the school district.

We examine what HERC has accomplished in the past six years with its director, Dr. Ruth Lopez Turley.

And, between adding more staff and extending its reach beyond HISD to other school districts, what does HERC aim to accomplish with this grant?

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