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Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk Gets $1.5 Million to Create Algebra Readiness Curriculum

The Institute of Education Sciences has awarded University of Texas at Austin professor Diane Pedrotty Bryant a $1.5 million grant to develop mathematics modules designed to improve low-performing students’ algebra readiness.

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.

National Science Foundation Awards Sociologist $365,000 Grant to Examine Educational Experiences of Students with Learning Disabilities

A sociologist in the Population Research Center at The University of Texas at Austin has been awarded a $365,000 grant by the National Science Foundation to examine the educational experiences of kindergarten through 12th-grade students with learning disabilities.