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This article was published on WTTW by Matt Masterson on December 18, 2020. This story was produced by the Teacher Project, an education reporting fellowship at Columbia Journalism School. NUTLEY, N.J. – Ever since Carlos Tejada was diagnosed with autism at 13 months old, his parents have struggled to find him the right services. It was […]

This article was published on WTTW by Matt Masterson on December 18, 2020. By the time Arlene Comendador joined Frazier International Magnet School on Chicago’s West Side last winter, she already knew she wanted more for herself in her career. Comendador began work as a substitute teaching English language arts at the elementary school, but […]

This article was published on Stars and Stripes by Rose L. Thayer on December 16, 2020. AUSTIN, Texas — The Navy has hired two special education lawyers as part of a three-year pilot program to expand support for service members enrolled in the Exceptional Family Member Program. The two civilian attorneys, who have a background […]

This article was published on Berkeleyside by Ally Markovich on December 11, 2020. Since schools shut their doors in March, Dalilah’s* son has been struggling. When classes moved online, Adam* began to despise school. First, he refused to open his computer. Then came the meltdowns. Adam has a language disability that makes it difficult for […]

This article was published on WWSB by Jessika Ward on December 9, 2020. SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) – On Tuesday, Dec. 8, the Florida Department of Education released results of a 2019 investigation that was conducted by FDOH’s Office of Inspector General and revealed the Sarasota County School District falsified records and wrongfully placed several students […]