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.Read more
Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk Gets $1.5 Million to Create Algebra Readiness Curriculum
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.Read more
Largest Grant in History of College of Education Awarded to Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk
The University of Texas at Austin's Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk has been awarded a $20 million, five-year grant by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), the largest ever received by the College of Education.
The grant will fund research projects that contribute to and support the IES's Reading for Understanding Research Initiative. The initiative's primary aim is to improve students' reading comprehension from pre-kindergarten to 12th grade. The Meadows Center will be targeting seventh through 12th grade learners.Read more