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This article was published on The 74 Million by Beth Hawkins on June 7, 2021. A new report from the assessment group NWEA underscores two findings that could inform how schools support children with disabilities going forward. Students receiving special education services often make more academic growth during a single school year than their typically […]

This article was published on PR Newswire by Aurora Institute on June 3, 2021. Innovation zones offer flexibility from regulations that are barriers for K-12 schools and districts modernizing teaching and learning. As districts consider their post-COVID futures, innovation zones present an important policy option for states to offer increased flexibility.  Innovation Zones: Policy Flexibility […]

This article was published on University of St. Thomas by Jamie Tjornehoj on June 1, 2021. Nonprofits were left scrambling when the pandemic struck in March 2020. Fundraising events that heavily supported local nonprofits were canceled, budgets were cut, and volunteer programs were shut down. At the same time, the pandemic was taking a toll […]

This article was published on WYFF4 by Gabrielle Komorowski on June 1, 2021. Leadership Greenville Class 47 selected the partnership between West Greenville School (WGS) and the Truist Culinary and Hospitality Innovation Center (CHI) as one of their 2020-21 class projects, supporting the effort with donations that allow creation of a sustainable garden and providing […]

This article was published on K-12 Dive by Kara Arundel on June 1, 2021. The improper identification of special education students was a concern to Lauren Katzman and many others before the pandemic. Now, after a year of millions of students collectively experiencing lost instructional time, fluctuating learning formats, social isolation and trauma, the angst […]

This article was published on Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise by Kim Archer on May 31, 2021. After years of advocating for more school counselors in districts across the state, Oklahoma State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister has found the funding to establish a School Counselor Corps to provide additional mental health resources for Oklahoma students. The state Department of […]

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This article was published on Hechinger Report by Jill Barshay on May 17, 2021. Before the pandemic, eighth graders’ reading comprehension declined substantially. Since then, scholars have been trying to figure out why their scores dropped so much between 2017 and 2019 on a highly regarded national test known as the National Assessment of Educational […]

This article was published on The Verge by Kait Sanchez on May 19, 2021. Apple announced a variety of new and updated features for people with disabilities today. Beginning May 20th, customers can use the new SignTime sign language interpreter service to contact AppleCare and retail customer care through their web browsers. Software updates later this year […]