A former Atlanta special education teacher is suing Atlanta Public Schools after she alleged she was forced to resign because of how the district handled complaints that she had been harassed by her boss. Stephanie Fowler, who worked for APS …

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When Hunter Peebles read a particular social media post last month, it stirred something within her. A mother shared what her special-needs daughter had endured recently. Peebles, owner of Hunter’s Dance Studio, knows what it’s like to raise a daughter …

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Dive Brief: A growing number of apps that appear on smartphones, tablets and computers are eliminating the need for some pricey assistive technology devices and allow special education students to work from devices that are no different than those of …

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PC advocate for children with autism says we need “a system that works for all students” WATERLOO REGION — Don’t tell local MPP Amy Fee that French immersion is too difficult for children with special education needs. Two of her …

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LOWELL — The busing firm bypassed for the School Department’s special-education transportation contract — awarded last year to a company at a significantly higher cost — has filed a complaint with the state Office of the Inspector General, The Sun …

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As a parent whose two children progressed through Buckingham and Kelly Middle, I’m familiar with the credo of the Norwich Public Schools: “Proud of our past, focused on our future.″  Too often many of us with and without children in …

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GRAND RAPIDS, MI – The Grand Rapids School Board will vote Aug. 6, whether to transfer operation of the center-based special education programs to the Kent ISD next year. The 11 programs serve students from districts across Kent County with …

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DETROIT (AP) — Michigan is the only state in the U.S. that needs intervention after failing to meet federal special education requirements this year, according to federal education officials. The U.S. Department of Education determined the need for intervention after …

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Lancashire Health and Wellbeing Board is set to receive report into the progress of special educational needs and disability reforms. By Local Democracy Reporter Paul Faulkner The first formal report on work undertaken to improve special educational needs services for …

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The administration at Summit Academy Secondary School asked teachers to do work beyond the scope of their training and qualifications to meet state deadlines, a state report indicated. According to the Ohio Department of Education report, “teachers indicated they were …

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