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Program offers those with disabilities an education through college
For Mary Jane Conroy and Maria Rajakovich, being included has meant everything. 
1610 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Allegheny County Pennsylvania Education Pittsburgh Special education High school College Higher education Resource room
HISD administrator resigns after special education troubles uncovered
Houston ISD Trustees voted 5-0 to allow embattled Assistant Superintendent of Special Education Services Sowmya Kumar to resign Thursday following a Chronicle investigation that found she and her staff set an arbitrary cap on the number of students who could receive special education services in the district.
-1 points by The Houston Chronicle | Special education Houston Independent School District Special school Houston Personal computer Gifted education Resource room Board of directors
Early intervention puts teen on path to success
Early On® Michigan offers early intervention services for children ages 0-3, and Build Up Michigan helps prepare children ages 3-5 for kindergarten.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Education Special education
Nevada education officials plan workshop on CCSD concerns for system overhaul
Facing a lawsuit from the Clark County School District over a mandated reorganization effort, the state Department of Education plans to host a workshop focusing on concerns district officials have highlighted for months.
13 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Education Weight Debate School Student Mass High school Special education
CCSD struggles for solutions to special education teacher shortage
Across the Clark County School District, classrooms desperately need more special education teachers. Of roughly 478 teaching vacancies, 204 of them — or about 43 percent — are special education positions.
269 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Teacher Individualized Education Program Education Special education School Special school Gifted education Pedagogy
EXCHANGE: Ex-cop learns baby's fate after years of wondering
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - For the past 17 years, former Springfield police officer David Ballance has wondered if the infant he discovered with a gunshot wound survived. On Oct. 23, Ballance got his answer. Not only is William Cave Jr. (now William Smith) alive, but he's a good student on ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Police Special education Police officer High school The State Journal-Register Miracle Father Posttraumatic stress disorder
Bowling program unifies disabled and abled students
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Together, they celebrated the joy of a strike, the agony of a gutter ball. They high-fived and cheered. They offered each other earnest advice. "Make sure you roll it right down the middle, like I did," Omaha North High senior Jordyn Long-Deal told a teammate. It's ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Special education High school Bowling Education Bowling ball Special Olympics World Games Ten-pin bowling
TEA tells schools they must serve kids with disabilities
In a five-page letter, Penny Schwinn, the agency's deputy commissioner of academics, advised school districts that a federal provision known as "child find" requires them to locate and evaluate children who live within their boundaries who might qualify for services such as tutoring, counseling and therapy.
258 points by The Houston Chronicle | Texas High school Special education Education Response to intervention School Special school United States
Baltimore charter school teacher charged with child pornography
Baltimore County police have charged a Baltimore City public charter school teacher with possession of child pornography, officials said Friday. County police officials said Frank Joseph Pugliese III, 43, of Catonsville was caught downloading and sharing videos and photographs of girls, ages 6...
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