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ERIC Number: EJ903447
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0893-0384
Launching LUCHA[TM]: Building a Binational Bridge to Biliteracy
Ashcroft, Judy; Alanis, Felipe
Continuing Higher Education Review, v72 p184-190 Fall 2008
The integration of children whose first language is not English into public school systems is an issue that many states must confront and is particularly critical in Texas. The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) has led the way in addressing the needs of learners and schools by developing an innovative program, Language Learners at the University of Texas at Austin's Center for Hispanic Achievement (LUCHA[TM]), under the leadership of Felipe Alanis. The following article chronicles the conception, implementation, and maintenance of the program.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Mexico; Texas