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First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

1,400 Older Special Ed Students May Benefit from Class Action Lawsuit Victory

From   http://www.hawaiiclassaction.com/ERK/E.R.K. v. Department of Education Civ. No. 10-00436 SOM/KSCCourt:  United States District Court for the District of HawaiiJudge:  Hon. Susan Oki MollwayWhat is this lawsuit about?This lawsuit challenged Act ... [Published Hawaii Free Press - 2 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Erie teacher celebrates 10 years cancer free

Amy Fecko will spend October reflecting -- and rejoicing.Ten years ago this month, Fecko, a special education kindergarten teacher at Erie's Jefferson Elementary School, was diagnosed with stage 3C breast cancer.A mastectomy, five months of chemotherapy, ... [Published Erie Times-News - 4 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Special education teacher Murphy inducted into NDSCS Hall of Fame

Murphy, who has taught at West Fargo for 15 years, was a standout football player at NDSCS in 1986-87. He has coached eighth-grade football in West Fargo for 11 years.A graduate of Glyndon-Felton (Minn.) High School, Murphy was all conference in 1984 ... [Published West Fargo Pioneer - 9 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Parents Battle City Schools for Special Ed Services

For Lorraine Doucette, the final straw in dealing with the New York City Department of Education came in March of 2013, when her five-year-old son Jason was hospitalized with dehydration.From the start of Jason's Kindergarten year in 2012, there were ... [Published City Limits - 11 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

West Lake director named to state School for Deaf board

By Shelley JonesPost-Tribune correspondent September 30, 2014 3:04PMRebecca Gromala, Director, West Lake Special Education listens to a student about her work and what she is doing at the Transition to Adulthood facility in Schererville on September 12, ... [Published Post-Tribune - 12 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

UPDATE: Case dismissed and then reinstated against NHC teacher

NEW HANOVER/BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) -The case against a New Hanover County teacher accused of making threats does not appear to be over yet.According to the Brunswick County clerk's office, Ashley teacher Wanda Leggett's case was dismissed with leave ... [Published WFXG FOX 54 - 12 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Special Education Overview on Agenda of Next Scarsdale Board of Ed Meeting

Members of the public are cordially invited to be present for all aspects of the meeting, which is scheduled for Oct. 6.Below is the Scarsdale Board of Education’s announcement of it next meeting on Oct. 6:The Board of Education of the ScarsdaleUnion ... [Published Scarsdale Patch - 17 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

Don Johnston Releases uPAR(TM) -- Universal Protocol for Accommodations in Reading

) - Don Johnston Incorporated today released uPAR™ , an online assessment that helps educators assess the reading accommodation needs of students. uPAR is the automated, universal version of the popular PAR protocol, available in print as a free down ... [Published CW 50 Detroit - 20 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

NM schools continue to fine-tune their autism curriculum

TOWNSEND -- Students on the autism spectrum have difficulties with social thinking and executive planning skills. School systems teach those students the skills they need to function.A program called "+steps" (pronounced positive steps) works to help ... [Published Sentinel And Enterprise - 21 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Council for Exceptional Children opposing funding bill

The Illinois Council for Exceptional Children has gone on record in opposition of Senate Bill 16, saying it would short-change those with disabilities.Linda McKee, president of the council, said the proposal would allow money now allocated for reimbursement ... [Published Jacksonville Journal Courier - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Special education, ESL students in D.C. among least likely to graduate

A report released Friday looks at the drop-out crisis in the District and identifies early risk factors that can derail students from graduating. Currently, as many as 40 percent of students in the District do not graduate in four years, one of the lowest ... [Published Washington Post - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

How Can A Special Education Parent Group Help You?

The Point Pleasant SEPAC (Special Education Parent Advisory Committee) Tuesday, October 21st, 7pmWhat it thepurpose of the SEPAC?The mission of the PointPleasant Borough Special Education Parent Advisory Committee is to work towardthe understanding, respect, ... [Published Point Pleasant Patch - Sep 29 2014]

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Superintendent William Hite praised principal Anthony Majewski, students, faculty and families for earning the honor. "Winning a National Blue Ribbon School award once is quite an accomplishment; winning the award twice is an exceptional feat. This is a wonderful day for the Hill-Freedman school community" Hite said in a statement
...to compare the city's two school systems, the state Recovery School District and the one run by the local Orleans Parish School Board, because "there is such a degree of difference among (individual) schools in the populations they serve." However, by the Cowen analysis, all the state takeover high schools had more disadvantaged students last year than all the local schools with the exception...
...who will share her experience on Friday when the CityCity of Erie turns the Perry Square fountain pink in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. "I was really, really sick. ... Standing here 10 years later is a pretty incredible feeling."
Maria L Garase, associate professorprofessor of criminal justice at Mercyhurst University, presented a paper titled "Factors that Impact Revocation and Recommitment Practices in Erie County, PA" at the annual meeting of the Northeastern Association of Criminal Justice Sciences (NEACJS) in Bristol, Rhode Island, on June 6...

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