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LUCHA™ Services for English Learners


Students immigrating to Texas from other countries face many challenges. The Language Learners at The University of Texas at Austin's Center for Hispanic Achievement (LUCHA™) Program helps secondary Spanish-speaking English learners transition into public schools. 


  • Online Courses for high school credit for a variety of subjects
  • Credit by Exams for cores, electives, and Spanish I,II, III

Benefits for Students

  • Complete online courses with a flexible timeline to recover credits
  • Take Credit by Exams to earn high school credits for native language skills
  • Graduate on time

Sample School District Funding Sources

  • Limited English Proficient Student Success Initiative Grant
  • Title I, Part A - School-wide Programs
  • Title III, Part A
  • State Compensatory Education Funds

Please verify use of funds by contacting the Texas Education Agency.