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Lebron James Battles Chronic Absenteeism in His New School

August 2, 2018 1 minute Read by Eva Myrick Chiang
Director of Evaluation and Research at the Bush Institute Eva Myrick Chiang discusses the positive ways that LeBron James' new school is impacting students, teachers, and families.

Lebron James is using his experience as a chronically absent student to shape the programs and education his new school will provide. Director of Evaluation and Research at the Bush Institute Eva Myrick Chiang gives her take on why this is important. 


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Eva Myrick Chiang
Eva Myrick Chiang

Eva Myrick Chiang, serves as Director of Research and Evaluation for the Bush Institute. She also works on the School Leadership Initiative and provides support in other areas of the education reform initiative as well.

Prior to joining the George W. Bush Institute, she taught pre-k through college level students in a variety of teaching roles in private, public, and charter schools, and her passion is teaching students to read. She has been a trainer of teachers, and most recently she held the position of Director of Education in the central administration office of an urban charter school. 

Eva received her undergraduate degree from Baylor University, and received a master's in teaching with an emphasis on reading education from Texas Woman's University. Eva also earned her law degree from Texas A&M School of Law in Fort Worth. She is currently finishing her doctorate from Southern Methodist University. 

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