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Supporting Families of Students with Disabilities in Postsecondary Education

The National Collaborative On Workforce and Disability For Youth has prepared an informational brief designed to assist faculty and administrators in post-secondary education settings to better understand the value of engaging families of students with disabilities as partners in their students’ success. 57 more words


NYC Students: Become Champions of Inclusion

Are you a New York City public school student who has worked to make your community and school environment more inclusive?

Are you a City student who would like to learn how to help create welcoming and diverse school and community environments for all students, including those with disabilities? 326 more words


Why The New York Times Is Wrong, and the NAACP Right, in the Question of A Moratorium on Charters

This weekend, the NAACP is expected to vote on a resolution calling for a moratorium on charter schools at a meeting in Cincinnati. This week, too, … 595 more words


Facts About Dyslexia and Tips to Help Parents Beat the Odds

Did you know that 72% of students in
remedial classes drop out of school?

Some alarming facts parents must consider.

*70-80% of people with poor reading skills are likely dyslexic. 590 more words

Education Management

The Homework Debate

A few times in my career, I wrote medical excuses to keep students from doing homework. I know it sounds ridiculous, but what I saw were students who were in great mental pain, as were their families, from homework that was way beyond their means, especially due to significant mental health disorders that affected their ability to learn and their ability to even engage in the process of learning or wanting to be in a learning environment. 151 more words

Some Thoughts on Co-Teaching

Co-teaching has become a default model for delivering special education. It comes in many forms, but the unifying characteristic is having the special education teacher in the general education classroom to ensure the facilitation of special education programming. 919 more words

Special Education