Topic: Reading

The write stuff

Nov. 14, 2011
The write stuff

In this Longhorn Network academic content preview, watch how the Heart of Texas Writing Project helps teachers and students find their inner author.

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New Study Reveals "Inputs" That Boost Latino Students' Test Scores

Feb. 10, 2011

Latina/o students' math and reading Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) test scores improve when urban schools increase operating expenditures, decrease student-teacher ratios and increase the number of bilingual certified teachers, says a recent study from The University of Texas at Austin's College of Education.

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Heart of Texas Writing Project Celebrates National Day on Writing

Oct. 19, 2009

Event: Heart of Texas Writing Project Activities for National Day on Writing

When: Tuesday, Oct. 20

Where: K-12 classrooms in Austin, Lake Travis, Leander and Del Valle

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Friends with Hats Will Read to Children in Celebration of Dr. Seuss' Birthday

March 12, 2009

Wearing a tall "Dr. Seuss" hat, Graciela Cigarroa, wife of the new chancellor of the University of Texas System, will join other high profile friends of the University of Texas Elementary School in east Austin Friday, March 13, in reading books to children in celebration of Dr. Seuss's birthday.

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Harry Ransom Center Hosts Amy Tan, Denis Johnson, Tim O'Brien and Lee Blessing to Kick Off Symposium

Nov. 11, 2008

Event: To open the 2008 Flair Symposium, writers Lee Blessing, Denis Johnson, Tim O'Brien and Amy Tan discuss their work and the future of reading with James Magnuson, director of the Michener Center for Writers.

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