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Math problems on a chalk board

This article was published on eSchool News by School News Staff on February 11, 2021. As part of its commitment to helping educators address the challenges of unfinished learning, Savvas Learning Company is excited to announce it has teamed up with WestEd to develop one of the edtech industry’s most advanced math screener and diagnostic assessments that […]

This article was published on Education Next by Todd E. Elder, David N. Figlio, Scott A. Imberman, and Claudia L. Persico on February 16, 2021. Racial segregation in U.S. schools has been illegal since the 1950s, but school enrollments remain stubbornly separate. About 70 percent of all Black students attend schools where more than half […]

This article was published on the Santa Fe New Mexican by James Barron on February 15, 2021. State Rep. Liz Thomson spoke from experience Monday as she discussed House Bill 222. Thomson, an Albuquerque Democrat, talked about the struggles her family faced in advocating for the special education plans and services her son needed when […]

This article was published on MyRecordJournal.com by Michael Gagne on February 12, 2021. MERIDEN — For Max Kish and his family, the more than two months he was unable to attend kindergarten in-person proved a harrowing experience.  The five-year-old is blind and diagnosed with autism. He is non-verbal and has severe mental disabilities, explained his mother Bobbie […]

A yellow school bus is parked to the side of a paved road surrounded by trees with fall-colored leaves.

This article was published on WTKR by Erin Miller on February 11, 2021. Whether you like tossing the football or cheering from the sidelines, every student should have the opportunity to participate on their school’s sports team. However, the results of a two-year study on K-12 Special Education in Virginia by the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (JLARC) […]

This article was published on K-12 Dive by Kara Arundel on February 10, 2021. This is the first installment of a two-part deep dive on the increased legal challenges districts face under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act during the COVID-19 pandemic. For part two, click here. When Loudoun County Public Schools in Virginia closed for in-person learning […]

This article was published on K-12 Dive by Kara Arundel on February 10, 2021. This is the second installment of a two-part deep dive on the increased legal challenges districts face under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act during the COVID-19 pandemic. For part one, click here. When Mitchell Yell, a special education professor at the […]

This article was published on Bethesda Magazine by Caitlynn Peetz on February 8, 2021. When Montgomery County schools first closed in March, it was confusing for Dana Chan’s 10-year-old son, Ryder, who has Down syndrome. The disrupted routine that’s often hard for children with developmental disabilities to process, lack of regular therapy services and abrupt […]

This article was published on Politico by Michael Stratford on February 3, 2021. Miguel Cardona, President Joe Biden’s nominee for Education secretary, breezed through his Senate confirmation hearing on Wednesday, winning some bipartisan support even amid an increasingly contentious national political debate over reopening schools during the pandemic. Cardona pledged to do “everything in our […]