special needs

Addressing Rise in Autism

Serving Students with Special Needs and Gifted and Talented

This Connecticut district ensures that students of all abilities succeed.

Florida Tragedies Highlight Training Need

Spend Less, Achieve More?

Sustainable PD for Special Ed Teachers

Postgraduation for Special Needs Students

Programs for students with learning disabilities help them move forward into the workforce and/or college.

Virtual Speech Therapy Offers Solution to SLP Shortage

The shortage of speech-language pathologists (SLPs) in schools has caused some districts to choose virtual speech therapy.

Will the Student Success Act Ensure Success for All?

When H.R. 3989, the Student Success Act, reached the House floor in late February, the controversy surrounding it followed.

New Directions for Special Ed

Mainstreaming, population shifts, early intervention and budget cuts create challenges and opportunities for district leaders.

Saying Goodbye to the 2 Percent Rule

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has urged more inclusion in the classroom and an end to the “2 percent rule,” which disguises the performance of students with special needs to boost a school’s scores.

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