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Parents of Special Needs Children in ALL 6 Priority Schools Need To Request An IEP Meeting In The Next 72 Hours @KilroysDelaware @ed_in_de @dwablog @DelawareBats @nannyfat @delaware online #netde #eduDE #

In approximately 72 hours, both Red Clay Consolidated and Christina school districts will have decided on Governor Jack Markell and Secretary of Education Mark Murphy’s Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the six priority schools in Delaware. 357 more words

Governor Markell

Give them the skills and time and they can succeed

I have a colleague in the National Speakers Association who has C4-5 quadriplegia. He has an active speaking career, traveling around the country on his own.  131 more words

Parenting

UDL and Education Reform: A Primer

I recently left an internship with the U.S. Department of Defense Educational Activity. Just to be on the safe side, this post does not necessarily reflect the viewpoints of the Department of Defense Educational Activity, the Department of Defense, or the United States Government. 1,088 more words

Assessment

Guest Blog by Sue Ward, Special Education Teacher, re: Damage Done To Teachers & Students With Disabilities, Low-Income & Minorities @KilroysDelaware @ed_in_de @usedgov @DeStateBoardEd #netde #eduDE

This is my (Sue Enos Ward’s) story, and the reasons I cannot sit back and watch Common Core take over.  I grew up in Massachusetts and moved to Vermont when I was a teenager. 1,570 more words

Special Education

Students With Disabilities At Most Delaware Charters Do Poorly @KilroysDelaware @ed_in_de @DeStateBoardEd #netde #eduDE

Students with disabilitities seem to do very bad on standardized testing at most Delaware charter schools. As these results show, students with disabilities at the bulk of charter schools in Delaware fit into two categories: they do poorly on standardized testing or the charters don’t have enough special education students to even count in the numbers. 951 more words

Special Education

Bev Johns. NCLB required all students to be proficient on state tests by 2014.

- Bev Johns is a Special Education advocate and activist and has contributed frequently to this blog.

NCLB required all students to be proficient on State tests by 2014. 584 more words

Arne Duncan

Make sure that your child understands his accommodations

For many students who have disabilities, the accommodations that are provided through their Individualized Educational Program (IEP) or Section 504 Accommodation Plan are extremely important to their school success. 499 more words

Advocacy