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August 13, 2014

How EdTech Is Meeting Special Needs

New tools and schools are transforming special education, here are 12 things Florida special education directors are excited about.

July 09, 2014

Workforce Training Bill Slated for House Passage

The House is set to pass the bipartisan workforce development bill Wednesday afternoon by a wide margin. The measure would provide greater access to job training for students entering the workforce with special needs.

November 07, 2013

Virtual Charter in Ohio Found to Violate Special Education Procedures

Following a federal investigation, a virtual charter school in Ohio agreed to change its special education identification procedures and website.

November 16, 2012

Special Needs Students Benefit from Synched Classrooms

By guest blogger Gina Cairney In an effort to ensure all its students have the same opportunities for quality classroom instruction, Cumberland County (N.C.) schools are using technology to "bridge" together its classrooms to maximize good teaching, the Fayetteville Observer reports. With an inter...

November 15, 2012

Georgia Cyber School Criticized Over Special Needs Students

State education officials said the school isn't hiring enough workers to help serve its fast-growing enrollment of special needs students.

September 14, 2012

It's Time for a Special Needs App Fund

Alesha Bishop and Lisa Valerio worked together for 10 years at Charles Schwab. After both gave birth to sons with special needs, they have reunited to support the development of learning tools for students with special needs and family-friendly apps.

September 04, 2012

Blended Speech Therapy: Q&A with Clay Whitehead

PresenceLearning delivers more than 10,000 online speech therapy sessions a month to schools in 25 states. The company, formed by two recent Stanford MBAs, is a good example of two translational innovations--synchronous online instruction and distributed workforce--now deployed in education to meet widespread special education challenges.

September 16, 2011

Off to Kindergarten in a Special Way in Chicagoland

Today's new-school-year guest reflection is from Skokie Mom, whose daughter started kindergarten in this northwestern suburb of Chicago in late August.

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