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Response to Intervention: What Parents Need to Ask Their Child's School

Response To Intervention (RTI) is a multi-tier approach to the early identification and support of students with learning and behavior needs. A framework that an increasing number of schools use to provide struggling students with extra help, different schools approach RTI in different ways. 555 more words

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5 Facts About Race and Ethnic Disparities in Special Education

Each year, roughly 6 million students with disabilities, ages 6 to 21, receive services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Although special education is a source of critical services and supports for these students, students of color with disabilities still face a number of obstacles impeding their ability to succeed in school… 1,041 more words

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How Educators Can Use MLK Day as a Spring Board into Student Engagement

As a middle grades teacher of predominantly black and brown special education students, one of the core subjects I taught was Social Studies. In my first year, I was given no textbooks with which to teach or issue to my students. 850 more words

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New Guidance from ED about the "Rights of Students with Disabilities" and "Restraint and Seclusion" in Public Schools

The U.S. Department of Education (ED) has released the following documents to assist the public in understanding how the Department interprets and enforces federal civil rights laws protecting the rights of students with disabilities… 500 more words


Commentary: On Equal Access to Standardized Tests

The College Board recently made an announcement that will benefit students with disabilities who wish to take standardized tests for college admission. Starting in 2017, most students who receive test accommodations through an… 350 more words

There's more than just school stressing out college kids

It’s not always cut and dry when it comes to students and their schooling. Often times there are outside contributing factors that can contribute to the success or failure of a student. 520 more words

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