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May 29, 2019

Most Classroom Teachers Feel Unprepared to Support Students With Disabilities

A survey from the National Center for Learning Disabilities and Understood.org finds a teaching corps that lacks confidence in their ability to meet the needs of millions of children with disabilities in the nation's public K-12 schools, but wants the training, support, and guidance to improve.

May 24, 2019

Dealing With Dyslexia: 'It's Almost Like It's a Naughty Word' (Video)

When Scott Gann learned his son Dustin had dyslexia, he was shocked at the school's reaction. No one there wanted to use the word.

November 15, 2016

Analysis Finds Flaws in Studies of Black Overrepresentation in Special Education

Research that find black students are overenrolled in special education are not adjusting for factors other than race that could result in the appearance of overrepresentation, says a new synthesis.

April 27, 2016

What's Really Happening With Special Education Enrollment?

The number of special education students has risen after several years of decline, but what this may mean for states and districts is still conjecture.

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