The Dallas Morning News Features Project R.E.A.D.Y.

Federal grant pays for nearly 100% of tuition, fees, and more -- and underscores faculty's commitment to serving students with disabilities.

Friday, Mar 08, 2024

The Dallas Morning News recently published a feature article about a college initiative to tackle the state's need for more special education teachers.

The UT Arlington College of Education is funding nearly 100% of tuition and fees for aspiring special education teachers through a federal grant known as Project R.E.A.D.Y. -- helping address the state's shortage of special education teachers. 

“(By) investing in our students who then invest in our special education students, we are investing in our society in general by developing citizens that contribute positively to our society,” Dr. Ambra Green, who is leading the program with Dr. John Romig, told the newspaper.

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