Special Ed

3/8/2012

3/8/2012

PresenceLearning has partnered with Go Solutions Group, Inc. to help facilitate access to its services for districts with under-served populations and help schools easily recoup costs of online speech-language pathology services for Medicaid-eligible students. 

3/6/2012

3/6/2012

PCI Education announces the launch of PCI Reading Program-Level Three Software, a new online component to the award-winning PCI Reading Program, a reading series for students with intellectual disabilities.

2/29/2012

2/29/2012

The state Board of Education on Tuesday approved plans to revamp the school grading formula - but made significant changes to the original proposal, which had unleashed a barrage of criticism from parents, teachers, superintendents and business leaders.

2/13/2012

2/13/2012

Nancy Cooley has spent 20 years helping struggling young readers build a foundation for academic success.

2/7/2012

2/7/2012

As Delaware County's (Pa.) financially troubled Chester Upland School District struggles to stay afloat, officials there say they are paying millions more than they should on special-education students who attend charter schools.

1/23/2012

1/23/2012

Without approval from the Legislature, Wyoming Department of Education officials have diverted funds intended for specific groups of students and programs to a new teacher professional development program.

1/9/2012

1/9/2012

We have made major strides over the past decades in improving educational levels of students with disabilities.

12/19/2011

12/19/2011

The Newton (Mass.) public schools have embraced inclusive classrooms for special education students, but a new report questions whether the district is getting the best results for the tens of millions of dollars it spends annually to educate children with learning disabilities.

12/16/2011

12/16/2011

Like a lot of 17-year-old boys, high school for Tres Whitlock isn't just about what happens in the classroom. It's also about girls. Tres has cerebral palsy. He can't walk... or speak. But like any embarrassed teenager, he laughs.

12/6/2011

12/6/2011

The District has won a significant battle in its 16-year war to lift a federal court injunction for failing to make tuition payments for special education students.

11/30/2011

11/30/2011

PCI Education announced the winners of the 20th Anniversary Grant. Hosted by the online community WeAreTeachers, the grant program is designed to provide special education teachers the opportunity to earn money for their classrooms, while sharing best practices with educators across the country.

11/28/2011

11/28/2011

EPS, School Specialty’s Literacy and Intervention division, announced that its Academy of MATH online intervention program is now endorsed by the Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE) as a comprehensive intervention software tool designed to supplement existing math curriculum.

11/16/2011

11/16/2011

The achievement gap between Hawaii's public school special education students and their peers is wider than the national average, partially because they are isolated more than they should be, an evaluation agency reported this week.

11/7/2011

11/7/2011

Public schools must account for every dime of state and federal funding they spend to educate students.

11/3/2011

11/3/2011

A prolonged effort to clarify the state's special education regulations has hit a stumbling block. Many members of the state Board of Education don't understand some of the proposed changes or the impact they would have on a student's ability to get needed services.

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