For the Record: Sept. 20, 2007

Hector Rivera, Teacher Education, has received a research grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA) to address the needs of at-risk newcomer adolescents with limited English proficiency through professional development and English as a Second Language certification for middle and high school math and science teachers. Read more.

Paige Ware, Teacher Education, has received a research grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA) for Project Connect, a collaboration with the Irving and Grand Prairie Independent School Districts to create a model of integrated professional development that trains teachers to provide higher-quality education for students with limited English proficiency. Read more.

Dennis Grindle, Cox Career Center, discussed “How an MBA Mom Can Return to the Work Force” in the Sept. 11, 2007 edition of The Wall Street Journal.

Bruce Bullock, Maguire Energy Institute, discussed the trends that helped oil prices on Sept. 12 briefly reach historic highs of $80 per barrel. His comments appeared in the Sept. 13, 2007 edition of the Chicago Tribune.

Cal Jillson, Political Science, discussed Congressional Democrats’ plans to revise the alternative minimum tax in the Sept. 17, 2007 edition of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

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