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July 06, 2017

Philadelphia Approves Scaled-Back $10 Million Special Education Program

The program will be an option for 100 students with complex behavioral needs, with the goal of reducing private school placements.

August 19, 2016

Report: Justice Department to Sue Georgia Over Special Education School Network

The Justice Department will take action against Georgia after eight months of fruitless negotiations over a state network of schools for students with emotional and behavioral disabilities.

July 07, 2016

School Resources for Supporting Child Mental Health

The New York-based Child Mind Institute highlights several evidence-based options for educators looking to support students with mental health needs.

January 07, 2016

Special Education Aide Arrested After Striking Student

The 26-year-old aide was filmed pinning the student to the ground and also striking him in the face. She was charged with felony child abuse.

July 25, 2012

New Film Explores Students With Emotional, Behavioral Disabilities

Kelsey Carroll's a self-proclaimed "bitch" who says she's into safety pins, piercings, and tattoos. One of her teachers doesn't want her in class, but a new documentary shows she has what it takes to graduate—with some adult support.

May 10, 2012

School Using Shock Therapy Under Fire Yet Again

Former employee Greg Miller has created an online petition to push for an end to the practice, which has been challenged in court but remains legal.

October 15, 2010

Free Resource Friday: Resources for At-Risk Youth

The National Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent and At-Risk has a number of resources for educators who work regularly with students who may have emotional or behavioral disabilities.

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