Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 10/19/2012 - 1:50pm
Brookline-based Beaver Country Day School has been awarded a Lemelson-MIT InvenTeam grant of $10,000 to create an automated robotic vehicular independence system that can carry up to 50 pounds for wheelchair-bound individuals or those needing hands-free help to transport cargo. Called JARVIS, students will showcase their prototype at EurekaFest at MIT in June.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 09/07/2012 - 3:16pm
In thisstudy, the District Management Council’s Nate Levenson uses the largest database of information on special-education spending and staffing ever assembled to uncover significant variance in how districts staff for special education.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Tue, 07/31/2012 - 12:46am
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will veto a bill requiring school officials to consider religion and other family beliefs when approving taxpayer-funded tuition for special-education students at private schools, an administration official said.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Mon, 07/02/2012 - 8:58pm
The type of clothing worn in a family's home, the language spoken and other cultural markers could influence whether special-education students receive taxpayer-funded private-school tuition, under a bill passed last month by the New York state Legislature.