August 2010 Archives

The Javits program, which provides federal funding for gifted education research, is bound for elimination—again.

The free reports and webinars cover a variety of topics

The program offers personal attention as well as training in basic life skills and exposure to college classes.

What questions do you think researchers should be asking about teaching students with disabilities?

Read-aloud accommodations for reading tests may be valid in some circumstances, according to a recent study.

A computerized screening tool could help doctors and parents, researchers say.

The new program was put in place to help meet the needs of gifted students in the wake of budget cuts.

Gov. Chris Christie wants to cut the salary of the state's top educational administrators to no more than $175,000.

More than half of the stimulus money still needs to be spent; the deadline is September 2011.

Extended year services and art programs are among the grant projects that will receive funding.

The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services conducted a webinar July 14 that was plagued by, as the department is gently describing it, "technical difficulties." I was listening in and it was more like the voices were absolutely unintelligible, despite several pauses to try and fix the glitches. But the office is planning to continue the event again this Thursday. From a press release from Alexa Posny, the assistant secretary of OSERS: At this time I would like to extend an invitation to join me, along with Lynnae Ruttledge, Commissioner of OSERS' Rehabilitative Services Administration (RSA), Sue Swenson, OSERS' ...

The survey creator hopes the responses will provide further insight into an underresearched area.

A federally-funded center examines the research underpinning a selected group of interventions

Certain special education policies could improve school for all students, the nation's top education official said at a conference.

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