Topic: Alba Ortiz

University Experts Available to Discuss Back-to-School Topics

Aug. 1, 2012

University of Texas at Austin faculty experts are available to talk about a wide range of K-12 and higher education issues related to the start of school, including education policy, teaching strategies, children's mental and emotional health, and closing the achievement gap.


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Educators from Texas Schools to Learn How LUCHA Program Improves Graduation Rates for Students

May 10, 2010

Educators from 17 school districts from throughout Texas will travel to The University of Texas at Austin Tuesday, May 11, to learn how to improve graduation and dropout rates for their Spanish-speaking English language learners through a program that helps them transition more successfully into

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Lecture and Symposium Focus on the State of English Language Learners in Texas

May 14, 2009

Event: The State of English Language Education Learners in Texas
Texas Center for Education Policy Distinguished Lecture and Symposium

When: 1-5 p.m., Friday, May 15

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Bias against languages other than English hurts students, says scholar

March 16, 2009

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.

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Prestigious Award Winners Honored by The University of Texas at Austin

Jan. 28, 2009

The Tower of The University of Texas at Austin glowed bright orange Tuesday, Jan. 27, honoring the 2008 recipients of some of the most prestigious awards given by the university.

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