Topic: Middle school

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

Oct. 31, 2012

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.

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Peer review

July 7, 2011
Youth Court bailiff swears in the jury while UT Law student Emma Quintero looks on.

Students at Austin's Webb Middle School set up their own dispute resolution forum with the help of School of Law students and professors.

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Education Professors Invent Soccer Game to Spark Students' Interest in Engineering, Computer Science

Oct. 18, 2010

An interactive, computer soccer game designed to spur middle and high school students' interest in computer science and engineering and teach basic computer programming skills has been developed by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin and the University of Texas at San Antonio.

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College of Education Gets $3 Million to Prepare Principals for Large Urban School Districts

Dec. 2, 2008

The University of Texas at Austin College of Education's Principalship Program has received a $3 million grant to develop urban secondary-level school leaders who will be trained to address the unique challenges of inner city school management.

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