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2002—WEEA Program Implementation Grants

Six new grants are awarded by the WEEA Program, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, the United States Department of Education.

These new projects will continue the work of more than 700 past WEEA grantees to teach the best methods for implementing equitable education throughout the nation. Click here to view the project descriptions.


WEEA Grantee Named 2002 Texas State Professor of the Year

Dr. Josefina Tinajero, Professor of Teacher Education at the University of Texas at El Paso, has been named the 2002 Texas State Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation. State Professors of the Year are given this award in recognition of their dedication to teaching, commitment to students, and innovative instructional methods. Dr. Tinajero participated in the awards ceremony at the White House on November 21, 2002.

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WEEA Associate Harilyn Rousso Selected as a 2003 National Women's History Month Honoree

In preparation for 2003 National Women's History Month, National Women's History Project Announces its selection of 2003 honorees. WEEA Associate, Harilyn Rousso was selected along with many other unsung women. The selection was made in honor of all women who have touched this nation's history and the personal history of the NWHP, women who contribute to the people and ideals of this great country.

Harilyn Rousso (b. 1946)
Disability Rights Activist and Psychotherapist
For over 20 years, she has worked as an educator, social worker, psychotherapist and pioneering activist in the disability rights field, with an emphasis on issues of women and girls with disabilities.

Visit the National Women's History Project for the full announcement and complete list of honorees.

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WEEA Center Celebrates 30th Anniversary
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