Topic: Special education

The Illusion of Inclusion: How We Are Failing Students with Learning Disabilities

Nov. 13, 2015

The education world is abuzz trying to make sense of disheartening findings that, since 2013, scores in reading and math have gone down or remained stagnant across fourth and eighth grades.

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This Is the Day to Address Bullying of LGBT Youth

Oct. 15, 2015

The latest "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" episode shows Caitlyn Jenner and her stepdaughter Khloe Kardashian finally reconciling hard feelings about things Jenner said when the transformed star came out as a transgender woman in grand fashion,...

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Federal Grant Helps UT Researcher Study Word-Problem Solving

June 17, 2015
Sarah Powell

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded a four-year, $3 million grant to a College of Education faculty member at UT Austin to study ways to help students better solve word-problems in math. 

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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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Free Lecture: Over-representation of Children in Special Education

Oct. 13, 2010

Parents and teachers interested in special education issues are invited to the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement (DDCE) Scholarship in Action lecture on Thursday, Oct. 21 from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Community Engagement Center in east Austin.

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