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Discrimination - Food for Thought

Creating tests became an interesting process while I was teaching. In my school, I taught learning support students (commonly referred to as special education students), itinerant students (those with mild learning disabilities), three levels of English language learners (beginner, intermediate, and advanced), and gifted students. 618 more words


When the #teacher is the #bully | #Parenting

The teen was unable to defend himself against the bully teacher and now needs legal help to protect his future.

via When the teacher is the bully | Parenting…

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Federal Government Moves to Protect Students with Disabilities

In two recent situations, agencies of the U.S. government are defining the protections offered to students with disabilities. In one instance, the Supreme Court has accepted a case that will better define what are minimum expectations in special education. 506 more words

You've Decorated Our Life

@You’ve Decorated Our Life | #11 #2015 | on Sketches by Tayasui@

Ini dibuat dalam rangka perpisahan salah satu teman yang paling ceriwis. Dia teman satu SMA, pun juga satu Universitas. 244 more words


Special Education identification: what we're up against in Texas

READ: “DENIED: How Texas Keeps Tens of Thousands of Students out of Special Education,” by Brian M. Rosenthal

In today’s Houston Chronicle, reporter Brian M. Rosenthal exposed a decade-long policy that has led to the denial of special education services for hundreds of thousands of kids.

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How Do You Keep Your Towel Fresh

“A towel, says, is about the most massively useful thing an interstellar hitchhiker can have. Partly it has great practical value. You can wrap it around you for warmth…you can sleep under it beneath the stars…wet it for use in hand-to-hand-combat…wrap it round your head to ward off noxious fumes…you can wave your towel in emergencies as a distress signal, and of course dry yourself off with it if it still seems to be clean enough.”

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How the new Framework vision aligns with NYC CEP (comprehensive educational plan), and how it excludes Parent Engagement and Students with Special Needs.

If you look at your NYC schools’ Portal page  by typing the name and then portal page


Looking at the statistics and Budget tab to the left and click, Then scroll to the following on that page ( lots of other helpful info on this page so feel free to explore and learn more about your students school). 166 more words

NYC DOE Public School Parenting