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Racial Disparities in Special Ed.: How Widespread Is the Problem?

Are too many minority students being placed into special education who don’t need to be there? And, once enrolled, are they kept in isolated classrooms or punished more severely than their peers? For 423 school districts in the 2015-16 school

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West Orange Schools Discuss Action Plan to Address Holes in Special Education Program

WEST ORANGE, NJ – In response to a recently completed Special Education Audit that exposed numerous problems that need to be addressed, the West Orange Public School system put together an action plan to fully bring the district up to

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Texas announces $84.5M plan to improve special education

Dive Brief: The Texas Education Agency (TEA) is proposing to hire state-level teams to oversee and support districts’ efforts to provide educational services for students with special needs, Community Impact reports. The plan, which will cost roughly $84.5 million, is the

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In Penny Schwinn, Mass. Finds A Determined, Divisive Reformer

This is one of our profiles of the three finalists for Massachusetts Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education. Each of the finalists will be interviewed publicly on Friday. Board members plan to vote on the next commissioner on Monday. You can read our profiles

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SMMUSD Notice of Special Education Records Destruction

Notice to persons and/or legal conservators of anyone who received Special Education services from the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District and graduated, or otherwise ended services, prior to July 01, 1992. All Special Education records for persons fitting this description

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Guam school bus side-swiped; DOE special education students unharmed

A public school bus carrying special education students was involved in a minor accident Friday morning. No one was injured, according to Guam Department of Education. A car side-swiped the bus at approximately 8 a.m., near the Shell gas station in

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Cadet teachers visit elementary special education classroom

Seniors from the DeKalb High School cadet teaching block program traveled to Waterloo Elementary School last week to visit a special education classroom. Cadet teaching is a program for seniors who wish to pursue a teaching degree in college. Students

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RHS Winterguard teams host clinic for Rockford special education program students

Students from the Rockford special education program were recently invited to take part in a sports clinic with the 2018 Rockford High School Winterguard teams. A total of 11 kids participated in the hour-long clinic on Saturday, Jan. 20, at

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RCSD ‘Path Forward’ looks toward equity, new offerings

The Rochester City School District Thursday unveiled a sweeping set of proposals that would rearrange the academic careers of future city children and move toward a more equitable distribution of students, both inside the district and among its neighbors. The

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Lonedell School Board Participates In Special Education Workshop

The Lonedell R-XIV Board of Education participated in a board development workshop facilitated by the Missouri School Boards’ Association Jan. 10. The workshop focused on what school boards need to know about special education. The training discussed the provisions of

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