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September 29, 2015

Chicago Plans New Round of Special Education Staff Cuts

The proposed staff reduction will cut about 70 teachers and aides, and has some principals worried that they won't be able to provide adequate services for their special education students.

August 17, 2015

Co-Teaching for Rookies: Classroom Organization and Managing Details

Teachers offer their advice on how to organize a classroom and divide work in order to make a co-teaching relationship work well.

August 14, 2015

Co-Teaching for Rookies: Building Trust and Looking at the Big Picture

Special educators wrote to Education Week with their advice on what it takes to make a co-teaching partnership successful.

June 16, 2015

Co-Teaching and Specially Designed Instruction: Is It Happening?

My recent article on co-teaching offers a perspective on whether special educators feel they are getting an opportunity to fully use their professional skills.

April 09, 2015

Top Special Education Teacher Dismissed After Months of Strained District Relations

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.

March 19, 2015

It's Not Your Imagination: Special Education Lingo Getting Harder To Grasp

A study found that official language in special education has gotten harder to read over time.

January 29, 2015

Free Online Course for Teachers, Coaches to Focus on 'Learning Differences'

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

Teacher Complaints Follow N.Y.C. Special Education Overhaul

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

Nevada Donor Gives $12.9 Million Gift for Special Education Teacher Training

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

Special Education Staffing Change in New York District Drains Contingency Fund

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.

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