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This article was published on EdTech Magazine by Chris Hayhurst on May 3, 2021. Special education instructors, like everyone else, turned to an array of digital tools and technologies to continue teaching in the wake of the pandemic. And while most would agree the shift to online learning came with serious challenges, many also found […]

This article was published on Cision PR Newswire by Learning Ally on May 11, 2021. PRINCETON, N.J., May 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Learning Ally, a leader in education solutions, has received Honorable Mention for its Audiobook Solution in the Education category of Fast Company’s 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards. The nonprofit now joins the ranks of trailblazing organizations at the […]

This article was published on ARLnow by Jo DeVoe on May 12, 2021. Before the coronavirus, Reade Bush’s son was a talkative child with autism and ADHD who loved school and his friends. But the pandemic changed the world and in turn changed him. Without a routine and social opportunities, his son created an imaginary […]

Virtual IEPs should stay

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This article was published on the Center for Reinventing Public Education by Katy Bateman & Lanya McKittrick on April 28, 2021. This is the first blog post in our Notes from the Field: Special Education blog series. When the pandemic hit last spring, schools across the country shifted out of sheer necessity to virtual meetings to discuss students’ […]

This article was published on K-12 Dive by Kara Arundel on May 7, 2021. The challenge: The School Administrative Unit 6 in Claremont, New Hampshire, located next to the Vermont border, has just a handful of students who have vision impairments and require specialized instruction and supports. But because of the school system’s small student population of 1,500, […]

This article was published on PR Newswire by Council of Chief State School Officers on May 6, 2021. The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) today announced that Juliana Urtubey, an elementary school special education teacher, is the 2021 National Teacher of the Year. Urtubey, an educator for 11 years, teaches at Kermit R. Booker, […]

This article was published on Chalkbeat New York by Jacqueline Neber on May 5, 2021. This is part of an ongoing collaborative series between Chalkbeat and THE CITY investigating learning differences, special education, and other education challenges in city schools. Remote learning has proved uniquely challenging for the roughly 200,000 New York City public school students classified with disabilities […]

A female-presenting elementary-age child writes in a book while leaning at a table outdoors. A female-presenting adult watches her writing with a smile.

This article was published on Chalkbeat Colorado by Ann Schimke on May 3, 2021. The statewide dyslexia screening pilot program authorized by a 2019 Colorado law will launch this summer with three schools — short of the five schools state officials originally envisioned. The schools are Ignacio Elementary in southwestern Colorado, Singing Hills Elementary in […]