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Originally written by Abigail Kessler posted on the Arizona Daily Sun, Dec 8, 2022 Northern Arizona University (NAU) recently joined a nationwide initiative meant to raise the number of people involved in STEM education and careers who have disabilities, developing a mentorship program and research to support students entering the field. Part of the NSF […]

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This article was originally published on the California Grants portal on December 12, 2022. Status: Forecasted Opportunity Type: Grant Last Updated: December 12, 2022, 12:09 pm  Details Purpose: The legislature has provided an on-going budget allocation of $12 million annually to build capacity within SELPAs, COEs, and LEAs to address this specific need. Through this request for […]

This article was written by NCLD and published on PR Newswire on December 8, 2022. The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) calls on the U.S. Department of Education (USED) to improve the Juvenile Justice system by stopping the criminalization and disadvantaging of students with learning disabilities. It is estimated that 60%-75% of those within […]

This article was written by Michael Elsen-Rooney for Chalkbeat and was published on December 1, 2022.  New York City schools Chancellor David Banks laid out his first comprehensive plan Thursday for improving special education in the nation’s largest school system, pledging a $205 million investment to expand several popular programs for students with disabilities and […]

This article was written by Mark Lieberman for EducationWeek and published on March 28, 2022.  Just weeks after President Joe Biden signed into law a fiscal 2022 spending plan that fell well short of his proposed K-12 education priorities, the administration’s fiscal 2023 budget proposal advances some of those same proposals again, including massive increases […]

This article was written by Christina Cipriano for the Washington Post and published on March 02, 2022. Listen to Christina Cipriano read her essay, produced by Julie Depenbrock on the original link. “Don’t stare, Hannah!” Those were the scolding words a parent yelled as she hurried her 6-year-old away from us on the soccer field. My […]

This article was written by Jennifer Goldman and Sean Goldman for SmartBrief on October 6, 2021. At Simi Valley Unified School District, we’re committed to ensuring that every learner feels welcomed and can access the resources they need to be successful. This commitment is what inspires us to find new, impactful ways to support our […]

This article was written by Jenn Smith within the Seattle Times, Education Lab on February 15, 2022 Students have likely had someone at the head of their classroom this year who’s not their assigned teacher, the result of ongoing staff shortages in schools in Washington and across the country.  The impact of teacher absences on student achievement is […]

This article was written by Beth Hawkins of The 74 Million on November 29, 2021. This year, count day — the time when schools take their snapshot of student enrollment — was especially painful in the Twin Cities. Both the Minneapolis and St. Paul districts have been losing students for years, but the decline during […]