Every dollar invested in reducing lead exposure would pay for itself in three years, compared to the ongoing costs to support children and adults who are exposed to the toxin.
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June 10, 2014
April 14, 2014
A mother-daughter team argues that reasoning and modeling, rather than teaching math "tricks," is essential for students to gain skills that can transfer to other areas.
February 06, 2014
Many students from the Magnolia State are shifted into alternative diploma paths which may leave them unable to get a job or enroll in college, according to a recent special report.
September 11, 2013
An appeals court ruled that a students misidentified as needing special education services cannot seek relief under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
September 06, 2013
The funding will establish a center at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. that will focus on instructional strategies in reading and math for students with persistent learning struggles.
August 15, 2013
Bennett and Sally Shaywitz, who have researched dyslexia for decades, are behind an effort to increase dyslexia awareness among African-Americans and Latinos.
July 15, 2013
The LD Navigator, developed by the National Center for Learning Disabilities, offers resources that doctors can share with patients and their families.
May 20, 2013
The fifth revision of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, also known as the DSM-5, represents the latest thinking on what symptoms define a host of mental disorders, with potential implications for schools, teachers and parents.
May 15, 2013
Seventeen states do not meet the nationwide average of students with learning disabilities leaving high school with a regular diploma, a report finds.
February 27, 2013
Having all children reading on grade level by third grade must include students with disabilities such as dyslexia, say organization leaders.