The Los Angeles Unified School District has filed papers in federal court seeking an order to prevent a strike by members of United Teachers Los Angeles who provide “special-education support and services to more than 60,000 students.” Source: LAUSD Files …

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HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A group of Horry County mothers is fighting for more education options in the district for children with special needs. Summer Watts’ daughter is one of 6,459 children with special needs in Horry County. Watts …

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In early December, a report released by the PEER, the Mississippi Legislature’s Oversight Agency, outlined inefficiencies in the state’s Education Scholarship Account Program. An EAS is funded by the state department of education and provides $6,500 per year to either …

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Park City School District survey available The Park City School District recently released a survey for district employees and community members to complete. According to the district’s website, the survey is about the six guiding principles the district drafted during …

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CARBONDALE — Learning-disabled students in rural Southern Illinois are often educated by teachers who are not specially trained to help them. It’s another frustrating consequence of the Illinois teacher shortage, now up to about 3,400 unfilled positions in classrooms across …

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PUCHONG: Schools are encouraged to take their own initiative to help students with special needs. Deputy Education Minister Teo Nie Ching said the move is in line with the ministry’s Zero Reject Policy to ensure that no special needs students …

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‘Israel’s increase is exceptional’: In 2000 there were 894 autistic children in special education, in 2018 the number has grown to 11,145 The number of autistic children in special education has grown more than 12-fold in less than two decades, …

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FRAMINGHAM – The Framingham Public Schools Department of Special Education announces the Winter 2019 Preschool Screening Program. Free screenings will be offered for 3 and 4 year old children who may have speech, language, physical, motor, social-emotional, or cognitive learning …

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WILTON — Twenty local teens will be a part of a select group of students chosen from around the state to help chart a new path forward for special education in Connecticut. In November, Wilton was announced as one of …

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KUALA LUMPUR: Schools must accept all special needs students and prepare an individual education plan for every child, says Deputy Education Minister Teo Nie Ching. She said this was part of the ministry’s “zero reject” policy, which has been made …

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