Students with disabilities who spend 80 percent or more of their day in general education have better outcomes than similar peers, as do those who take a concentration of career and technical education courses.
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The U.S. Department of Education's grants will pay for a comprehensive literacy center based in Oregon, as well as workforce demonstration projects in five states.
September 21, 2016
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June 04, 2015
The 10th annual Diplomas Count report explores the different experiences of students with disabilities, as they leave high school and head to college or to work.
April 09, 2015
A review of recent studies shows some factors connected with postschool employment, education, and independent living, but researchers say more evidence would be welcome.
September 23, 2013
'Best Kept Secret' explores the postsecondary options available for six youth with severe autism in Newark, N.J.
August 28, 2013
Though strong research in this area is lacking, studies do show interesting areas that policymakers can explore, according to a report from the federal What Works Clearinghouse.
June 14, 2013
Providence has shut down a program for youth and adults with intellectual disabilities that required them work at menial jobs at wages far below the state minimum.
March 05, 2013
The Council for Exceptional Children is promoting an ambitious agenda, but also is paying attention to small-picture bills.
September 07, 2012
Students didn't factor ADHD into their decision-making about college, but rather chose a college based on how the campus felt, the reputation of the school or that it was where they had always wanted to attend. The researcher found that students who had ADHD management strategies in place, such as ways to keep a schedule or study for tests, had figured those out before college, but students who did not have strategies mapped out were overwhelmed once freshman year began.