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Fulbright Hays Group Project Abroad Grant Awarded
The U.S. Department of Education recently awarded the Fulbright Hays Group Project Abroad grant to the University of Florida Center for Latin American Studies to implement a four-week curriculum development project in Ecuador and Peru titled, "The Andean "HATSS" Project: Reaching High Achievement for Teachers and Students of Spanish in Florida Schools." The HATSS project is a collaborative endeavor between the UF Center for Latin American Studies, the UF College of Education and Florida’s K-12 schools to design and implement innovative curricula using new educational technologies that will prepare students for an increasingly global and diverse society. The curriculum team consists of twelve K-12 foreign language teachers from eleven Florida counties and two UF faculty members.