With a 25 percent enrollment increase of life skills students over the past three years, a more spacious and advanced learning environment was essential for the special needs community at the new Waxahachie High School. An entire line of classrooms, …

WISD special education department boasts state-of-the-art tech, welcomes new director Read more »

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A Belleville woman recently received a $250,000 settlement after alleging in a federal lawsuit that she was forced to quit working for the Belleville Area Special Services Cooperative two years before her planned retirement. The cooperative, which provides special education …

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Jenica Sandall was attending conferences and reading about special education years before her son reached elementary-school age. By the time he reached kindergarten, she knew that Dean, who has Down syndrome, would get a better education, socially and academically, if …

Three ways you can advocate for students with disabilities and special education in Washington state Read more »

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Students with disabilities represent just 13 percent of the nation’s preschoolers, but a new report finds they account for three-quarters of all suspensions and expulsions. The figures come from an analysis out this month from the Center for American Progress. …

Preschoolers With Disabilities Inordinately Suspended, Report Finds Read more »

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KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) Parent educators hosted an information session Tuesday evening to give new parents a look at special education in the district. The session was inside of the Jackson Professional Learning Center. Parents were able to learn about assessment …

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SOUTH PORTLAND — The number of students who are homeless or qualify for free or reduced-price meals is down this year, along with overall enrollment, Superintendent Ken Kunin reported Monday to city councilors and school board members. Meanwhile, the number …

English language learners, special education students increase in South Portland Read more »

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A south suburban special education cooperative is in negotiations to buy the former Queen of Peace High School building in Burbank, officials said. The A.E.R.O. Special Education Cooperative, which provides special education services to students from 11 member districts in …

Special education cooperative in discussions to purchase shuttered Queen of Peace building Read more »

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HAMDEN — The teachers union is the most recent of four unions that have voted to take furlough days to help offset a budget deficit and avoid layoffs. Superintendent of Schools Jody Ian Goeler has asked all public school employees …

Hamden school employees asked to give furlough days, layoffs possible Read more »

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The liberals need to stop standing in the way of Trump. Dick Durbin is the leading obstructionist. CARBONDALE — As immigration, tax cuts, health care and Russian meddling have taken center stage, it has been a relatively slow year in …

Local educators say there has been little movement in education during Trump’s first year. But, things will heat up in Year 2. Read more »

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Signal Hill is pleased to announce that its client MetSchools, an education management company and a portfolio company of VSS, has divested its two special needs schools, Rebecca School and Aaron School. The schools were acquired by Sequel Youth and …

PE-backed Sequel Youth and Family Services buys two special needs schools Read more »

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