The Multnomah district says Brett Bigham, the 2014 Oregon teacher of the year, was fired because he took too many days off, but Bigham says he was let go because of his sexual orientation.
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A study found that official language in special education has gotten harder to read over time.
January 29, 2015
The "massive open online course," or MOOC, was created through a partnership with North Carolina State University in Raleigh and the Geneva-based Oak Foundation.
October 17, 2014
New York City is revamping its system to serve more students with disabilities in neighborhood schools, but the road to implementation has been bumpy.
October 14, 2014
The gift comes from the estate of Clarine "Kitty" Rodman, a construction firm partner and a community philanthropist, who had a long-running interest in disability issues.
October 13, 2014
Rochester, N.Y., ended up employing more special education teachers than it had originally budgeted for when fewer students than expected were placed in a less-intensive educational model.
October 02, 2014
In a Oct. 1 Twitter chat, teachers shared their thoughts on their work with the common core and special education students
September 30, 2014
We're looking for solid tips for special educators who are working to write standards-based individualized education programs that connect to common-core standards in reading and math.
September 22, 2014
More than 700 educators and support members were prepared to walk out after working without a contract for more than a year.
August 28, 2014
The special education teachers and staff in three Lehigh Valley districts have gone without a contract for a year.