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Perspective | Transition plans should help students with disabilities become voters

In 2020, 18 states have laws in effect that require residents to present photo identification in order to vote. North...

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Perspective | A school’s obligation to provide nursing services under IDEA, Section 504

Under IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) and Section 504 (Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act), children with disabilities are...

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7 takeaways in education news this week: Istation, learning disability policy, and State Board

The Department of Public Instruction and Istation, maker of a K-3 reading assessment software, filed a joint motion Monday asking...

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He didn’t learn to read until 12. Then he graduated from an Ivy. Here’s his advice.

Jonathan Mooney hated school as a kid. He spent most of the day hanging out with the janitor in the...

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Perspective | SROs and IEPs – A good mix?

As a parent of a child with a disability or as a school employee, you may wonder if school resource...

 

If your child’s IEP just isn’t working — what options are left?

About this parent’s guide: The term “learning differences” covers a wide range of challenges students may face in school, at...

 

How well does the state fund exceptional children? Teachers say not very.

About this parent’s guide: The term “learning differences” covers a wide range of challenges students may face in school, at...

 

504s, IDEA, and IEPs ⁠— oh my! How to get your ‘Exceptional’ child help

About this parent’s guide: The term “learning differences” covers a wide range of challenges students may face in school, at...

 

I think my child has a learning disability. What should I do now?

About this parent’s guide: The term “learning differences” covers a wide range of challenges students may face in school, at...

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Using School Justice Partnerships to keep students with disabilities safe

On December 1, 2019, North Carolina will finally “Raise the Age.” This has been a multi-year, bipartisan initiative to raise...

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Reflections from Reaching All Learners Oak Fellows week in New Zealand

I recently participated in an immersive learning experience in New Zealand alongside teacher coaches from more than 16 countries. The...

 

How 16 coaches are helping teachers reach all learners

This is the fourth article in a series about the Teach for All-Oak Foundation Reaching All Learners Fellowship experience in...