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St. David’s Foundation Awards $2 Million to School of Social Work for Fellowships

The St. David's Foundation has awarded grants of more than $2 million to the School of Social Work at The University of Texas at Austin to increase the number of social workers serving critical roles in Central Texas. With a $2 million grant — the largest in the school’s history — the foundation has endowed…   » Continue Reading

Bias against languages other than English hurts students, says scholar

Bias against languages other than English hurts students, says scholar

Say What?: "When students who have limited English language proficiency fall behind in school or score poorly on important tests, teachers may assume they have learning disabilities," says Dr. Alba Ortiz, professor of special education in The University of Texas at Austin's College of Education.