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Aberdeen Students Featured in National Widening Access Campaign

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This article was written by Saskia Harper on April 15, 2024 and published by The University of Aberdeen.    The extraordinary stories of students who entered higher education from a non-traditional route are being highlighted in a new national campaign by Universities Scotland. The 40 Faces campaign features students and graduates from universities across the country, including […]

NC Science Festival makes STEM Accessible for all

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This article was written by Charlie Bagwell on April 14, 2024 and published by  The Daily Tar Heel. Since 2010, the North Carolina Science Festival has been providing science for all, according to their motto. The festival, which takes place every spring, is a statewide program that promotes STEM awareness and accessibility and features events on a plethora of scientific topics all over […]

Accessibility Impacting Disabled Students’ Learning, Representatives Say

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This article was written by Pretoria Gordon on April 15, 2024 and published by RNZ. University of Waikato student Nikki van Dijk uses a wheelchair and said getting to her classes was a huge battle (file image). Photo: 123RF Accessibility issues with some facilities at universities and polytechnics is taking a toll on disabled students’ ability to […]

This is a press release from Internet for All published on March 29, 2024. WASHINGTON – The Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced today the availability and individual state allocations of approximately $811 million in funding to states, territories, and native entities to empower individuals and communities with the tools, skills, and […]

Click, Click, Sued: Are Your School’s Websites and Apps ADA Compliant?

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This article was written by Insights on Marvh 27, 2024 and published by Fisher Phillips. With just the click of a button, your school’s website or mobile app could become the source of a disability discrimination claim. Digital accessibility lawsuits are on the rise – and education is one of the most targeted sectors. While […]

This article was written by Molly Faulkner-Bond on September 11, 2023 and published by the Institute of Education Sciences, Regional Educational Laboratory Program. California recently took a promising step forward in promoting equity and opportunity for the roughly 20,000 students in the state who are English learners and have significant cognitive disabilities (ELSCD students). After […]

Day School Students Learn Importance of Inclusion and Accessibility

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This article was written by Cody Bailey on March 22, 2024 and published by TriStateHomepage.com.     Much of Bryce Weiler’s life has been centered around overcoming daily tasks many take for granted. Although he cannot see, Weiler is leading the path to inclusion for all. “I want to help others to live their dreams of […]

This article was written by Howard Blume on March 21m, 2024 and published by the LA Times.  The Los Angeles school district on Wednesday unveiled a much-awaited AI tool, dubbed “Ed,” to serve as a student advisor, programmed to tell its young users and their parents about grades, tests results and attendance — while giving […]

These Pathways are Launching High Schools Past a College-Only Mindset

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This article was written by Jamie LaMonds on March 13, 2024 and published by District Administration.   When our school used to offer a college tour, students and their parents signed up in droves. In contrast, when we offered an industry tour, the response was lukewarm at best. The difference in interest reveals an entrenched belief […]

Voyager Scholarship Recipient an Advocate for Disability Resources

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This article was written by Marshall Terill on March 15, 2024 and published by Arizona State University.   “When you build for accessibility, everyone benefits” -Jessica Lopez, Voyager Scholarship recipient ASU student Jessica Lopez has a go-for-broke attitude when it comes to her life and education. “I believe you get zero opportunities if you don’t […]