A recent special report from Education Week explores the common core from the perspective of students with specific educational needs.
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November 28, 2012
The National Federation of the Blind protests Amazon's "massive effort" to sell Kindle e-readers and books in schools because of inaccessibility for the visually impaired.
October 11, 2012
In the ruling, Judge Harold Baer specifically cited the benefits that digital content has for people with print disabilities. Meanwhile, Netflix agreed to provide closed captioning on 100 percent of its streaming content within two years.
October 09, 2012
Parent complaints, teacher training, and accessibility are among the worries of the new Center on Online Learning and Students with Disabilities.
October 03, 2012
The $25 million federal grant used to establish the center is one of many the federal Education Department has announced in recent weeks that involve special education.
September 25, 2012
One system uses glasses to track where children look and facial-analysis software to identify when a child makes eye contact, and the other uses sensors to detect and classify whether certain behaviors are aggressive, self-injurious, or disruptive.
August 16, 2012
The California nonprofit just won a $32 million grant to expand its collection of audio books—which students can read along with on a computer—and work on the more difficult issue of translating pictures and graphics for students with visual impairments.
August 04, 2012
Psychologist Amy Szarkowski figured out provide therapy to work with clients who use communication devices to replace their own voices.
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.
September 12, 2011
Wider use of cochlear implants has reshaped the teaching of students who are deaf and hard of hearing, but the training of teachers hasn't necessarily evolved along with the technology.