Special Ed. Students Get a Spot on the Team

For years, Tumaini Mporampora attended the same schools as students with intellectual disabilities.


It wasn’t until her senior year, when her high school began mixing students with disabilities with other students on the basketball team, the dance squad, and in track and field, that some of them became her friends.

“It’s almost like … they’re in their own little school,” Ms. Mporampora, 18, said of some of her classmates here at Overland High School outside Denver, where the integrated sports teams helped to..

Education Week: Special Ed. Students Get a Spot on the Team.

Jimmy Kilpatrick, a national recognized professional special education advocate since 1994.

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