Category Archives: Education

Trump Administration Rescinds Special Ed Guidance – Disability Scoop

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Betsy DeVos’s Nomination for Education Secretary Clears Committee – The New York Times

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Democrats request another hearing for DeVos, Trump’s education pick, before confirmation vote – The Washington Post

Democrats want more time to ask DeVos questions, Republicans say they already have asked more than 1,000. Source: Democrats request another hearing for DeVos, Trump’s education pick, before confirmation vote – The Washington Post

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Questions Every Parent Should Ask at an IEP Meeting | The Mighty

A teacher lists 10 questions that every parent should ask at an IEP meeting. Source: Questions Every Parent Should Ask at an IEP Meeting | The Mighty

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Parents, Nonprofits Unite To Create More Inclusive Playgrounds – Disability Scoop

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With New Mandate, Special Ed Classrooms Get Cameras – Disability Scoop

Ten years after she first asked her son’s school district and state lawmakers to install cameras in classes for students with special needs, a mom is finally seeing her request fulfilled. Source: With New Mandate, Special Ed Classrooms Get Cameras … Continue reading

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Millions Headed To States For Special Ed Training – Disability Scoop

The U.S. Department of Education is shelling out millions in funding to help recruit and train teachers and administrators serving children with disabilities in North Carolina and six other states. Source: Millions Headed To States For Special Ed Training – … Continue reading

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Schools Told Not To Skimp On Behavior Supports – Disability Scoop

Frequent discipline may be a sign that kids with disabilities are not receiving FAPE, according to new federal guidance reminding schools of their obligations to provide behavior supports. Source: Schools Told Not To Skimp On Behavior Supports – Disability Scoop

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Governor McCrory Proposes Budget Priorities to Support Families, Vulnerable Citizens | State of North Carolina: Governor Pat McCrory

Surrounded by families, children, first responders, advocates and care providers, Governor Pat McCrory unveiled his budget priorities to further promote a healthy North Carolina. Source: Governor McCrory Proposes Budget Priorities to Support Families, Vulnerable Citizens | State of North Carolina: … Continue reading

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Graduation Rate Trending Up For Students With Disabilities – Disability Scoop

For the third year in row, federal officials say that the graduation rate for the nation’s students with disabilities is on the rise. Source: Graduation Rate Trending Up For Students With Disabilities – Disability Scoop

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