Topic: Special education

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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Largest Grant in History of College of Education Awarded to Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk

June 17, 2010

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.

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Rehabilitation Counseling Program Gets $1.5 Million

Sept. 17, 2009

Dr. Randall M. Parker, a special education professor at The University of Texas at Austin, has received two grants totaling $1.5 million that will support graduate students in the College of Education's rehabilitation counseling program.

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