Topic: LUCHA

FCC Commissioner Baker to Discuss Broadband Use in Education During Forum at The University of Texas at Austin

Sept. 18, 2009

Commissioner Meredith Attwell Baker of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will speak during a forum and press conference at The University of Texas at Austin Monday, Sept. 21, on the importance of broadband Internet technology for distance learning to prepare high school students for higher education.

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Program helps immigrants graduate high school

June 30, 2008
Dr. Felipe Alanis, associate dean for the university's K-16 Education Center, congratulates a student in the Language

Children immigrating to Texas from Mexico face many obstacles when entering the Texas public school system, but a new university program is working to close the gaps and help more students succeed.

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Educational compact with Mexico signed by The University of Texas at Austin

May 23, 2006

An educational compact has been signed between Mexico and The University of Texas at Austin to help Hispanic English language learners in grades 9 through 12 transition to Texas schools as they become proficient in English, improve academic achievement and reduce the state's K-12 dropout rate.

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