skip navigation

Continuing and Innovative Education, The University of Texas at Austin


Migrant graduate smiling at the camera

LUCHA (Language Learners at the University of Texas at Austin’s Center for Hispanic Achievement)

  • LUCHA, a program of the K-16 Education Center, works to increase Texas high school graduation rates for Spanish-speaking English language learners from Mexico.
  • LUCHA works with education agencies in Mexico to create alignment between the curriculum that students receive in their home country and the curriculum taught in Texas.
  • LUCHA gives students from Mexico the opportunity to use online course curricula from Mexico to complete the school semester or year.
  • LUCHA helps these students transition into American public schools without losing time or credits.

Read more about the LUCHA program