This article will argue that much of the developmental dyslexia (illiteracy) prevalent today is the consequence of how students are “taught” to read. The Nature of the Alphabet Must Be Obeyed By Scott A. McConnell – H gives a nervous …

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Autism advocates in Ontario are calling on the province to remove a principal’s power to exclude students from school for an indefinite period, saying it is being misused as a disciplinary measure that disproportionately targets children with special needs. A …

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THE National Early Childhood Intervention Council welcomes comments by Deputy Education Minister Teo Nie Ching on MOE’s “Zero Reject Policy” and initiatives to ensure children with special needs have equal access to learning (“Plans for special needs students”, StarEducation, Dec …

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FIRST IN PLAYBOOK: THE FIGHT TO FUND EDUCATION — A coalition of lawmakers, advocacy groups, teachers and parents are coming to the State House on Wednesday to jumpstart the conversation around education reform. The wide-ranging group hopes to get the …

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The Poughkeepsie teacher who says he was transferred against his wishes and in violation of his contract is asking the superintendent to settle the matter — and says he has “new evidence” for his grievance. Jay’Quan Floyd’s initial assignment for the 2018-19 …

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DR RADICA MAHASE “NEW year doesn’t mean anything in my world nah! I have a child with special needs and if it doesn’t impact on him in some way then it doesn’t make any difference to my life. My life …

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HARRISBURG, Pa. – Education advocates want Gov. Tom Wolf to include increased funding in the next state budget for some of the state’s most marginalized students. A letter to the governor from the Education Law Center asks him to propose …

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Thousands of children in England with special educational needs are waiting too long for an education, health and care plan (EHC), the BBC has learned. The EHC plans set out a child’s needs and the support to which they are …

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