For several years now, teacher evaluation has dominated education-policy discussions—but for the most part, the country's 430,000 special education teachers have been left out of the discussion.
Recently in Common Core and Special Education Category
December 13, 2012
October 10, 2012
Children with learning disabilities, including dyslexia, make up 5 percent of all students. If those dyslexic students don't succeed, schools can't close the achievement gap between student with and without disabilities.
June 07, 2012
The state's goal was to ultimately include all students in the online adaptive testing system. The complaint nudged the education department to get to that goal more quickly.
May 23, 2012
Although more students with disabilities than ever are included in state testing programs, giving these students high quality assessments in the future, tests that measure how adept they are at mastering the Common Core State Standards seem to have an endless number of hurdles to overcome before students face them in the 2014-15 school year.
May 02, 2012
States are incorporating strategies long associated with special education to ensure students grasp the associated content regardless of their learning style or disability.