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A Nation At Risk: 30 Years Later

A Nation At Risk: 30 Years Later | Special Education News | Scoop.it
Thirty years ago, A Nation at Risk was released to a surprised country. Suddenly, Americans woke up to learn that SAT scores were plummeting and children were learning a lot less than before. This report became a turning point in modern U.S.
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A video retrospective developed by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute and the American Enterprise Institute: A Nation at Risk: 30 Years Later.

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Marie Schoeman's comment, April 28, 2013 4:01 PM
This report introduced the standards agenda into education reform and was the beginning of the attack on public education, according to some commentators in the video.
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CEC Releases New Position on Special Education Teacher Evaluation

CEC Releases New Position on Special Education Teacher Evaluation | Special Education News | Scoop.it
CEC Releases New Position on Special Education Teacher Evaluation...
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Emily ivanco's comment, March 7, 2013 8:42 AM
Special education teachers need to be evaluated. They hold a very influential position in education. The way they teach is a huge impact on these special education students. By evaluating these teachers it can help benefit the students.
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Justice Department sues Georgia over segregation of students with disabilities

Justice Department sues Georgia over segregation of students with disabilities | Special Education News | Scoop.it
Obama administration officials hope the lawsuit sends a message to schools nationwide.
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Preparing Children With Autism For Careers in The Visual Effects & Animation Industries

Preparing Children With Autism For Careers in The Visual Effects & Animation Industries | Special Education News | Scoop.it
Sherman Oaks, California – June 7, 2016 – It was an achievement for all parents of a young adult with autism when 21-year-old Noah Schneider
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Study Questions Effectiveness Of One-To-Ones In Special Ed

Many students receiving special education services are supported by one-to-ones, but new research suggests these assistants may not be pulling their weight.
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Asda boss introduces 'quiet hour' to help autistic and disabled shoppers

Asda boss introduces 'quiet hour' to help autistic and disabled shoppers | Special Education News | Scoop.it
Simon Lea has brought the hour in at Cheetham Hill's ASDA Living to make the store better for people with autism,
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Rock Your Speech

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rock music therapy for kids with autism developmental delay speech disorder created by Cheap Trick bassist Tom Petersson
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"rock music therapy for kids with autism developmental delay speech disorder created by Cheap Trick bassist Tom Petersson"
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Case Studies in Special Education Law No Child Left Behind Act and Individuals with Disabilities Edu

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Dorothy Retha Cook's curator insight, March 15, 3:16 PM

THANK YOU FOR VIEWING SHARING AND RESPONDING THANK YOU IN ADVANCE, IS IT LEGAL FOR NC PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO DENY AND DEPRIVE ANY NC SCHOOL AGE QUALIFIED DISABLED CHILD HIS OR HER RIGHT TO ENROLL AND ATTEND NC PUBLIC SCHOOLS WHEN THE,REASON FOR THE NON ATTENDANCE IS OF NO FAULT OF THE CHILD OR HIS OR HER PARENT BUT,THAT OF THE NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC SCHOOLS. FOR YEARS AT A TIME NOT JUST THE TEN DAYS BEFORE TRUANCY CHARGES ARE FILED AGAINST THE PARENTS OR STUDENTS  ARE CHARGED WITH TRUANCY AND SOME BY THE JUDGE SENTENCE TO THE EXTENT THAT IF THE CHILD/ STUDENT MISSES ONE DAY OF SCHOOL THE PARENT HAS TO DO 45 DAYS IN JAIL. THE STUDENT WAS ORDERED TO RETURN BACK TO SCHOOL AND CONTINUED TO BE BULLIED IMMEDIATELY BUT WITH NC PUVLIC SCHOOLS THE LOCAL DISTRICT ATTORNEYS OFFICE STATED THAT THEY HAVE NO LAW ON THE BOOK TO EVEN DETERMINE THAT THE CRIME TRUANCY HAD HAS BEEN COMMITTED BY AND THE NC GOVERNOR PAT MC CRORY. NC LEGISLATIVE BODIES OF GOVERNMENT THUS FAR HAS NOT BEEN WILLING TO PUT SUCH A LAW IN PLACE. NOR HAS THE NC STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND BECAUSE OF SUCH THEY ARE AIDING AND ABETTING THE NC PUBLIC SCHOOLS WHO ARE COMMITTING TRUANCY FOR YEARS NOT DAYS AND THEY ARE IMUNE THUS FAR OF CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. THATS FREEZING THE CHILDREN OUT OF THE NC PUBLIC SCHOOLS EQUALLING TO JUST ICE AND NOT JUSTICE ALL DONE NC GOVERNMENT STYLE.  THANK YOU FOR VIEWING SHARING AND RESPONDING.THANK YOU

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Is Special Education Racist? - New York Times

Is Special Education Racist? - New York Times | Special Education News | Scoop.it
Black children are not being “dumped” into special education. On the contrary, many need help they are not getting.
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Chiara Johnson's curator insight, July 2, 2015 12:57 PM

we have similar concerns in Canada, particularly with the aboriginal population. Many Canadians of aboriginal decent live in extreme poverty, they have limited services particularly for individuals with developmental disabilities@dennis_garland.

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Armless archer hits a Cheez-It from 100 yards away, proves we're all lazy

Armless archer hits a Cheez-It from 100 yards away, proves we're all lazy | Special Education News | Scoop.it
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This Woman Flew an F-35 Simulator with Her Mind

This Woman Flew an F-35 Simulator with Her Mind | Special Education News | Scoop.it
A patient for an experimental DoD robotics program, is breaking ground in freeing the mind from the limitations of the body.
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Some great implications for vets and non-vets alike!

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10 Basic Steps in Special Education | Center for Parent Information and Resources

10 Basic Steps in Special Education | Center for Parent Information and Resources | Special Education News | Scoop.it

This brief overview is an excellent place to start learning about the special education process. Here, we’ve distilled the process into 10 basic steps. Once you have the big picture of the process, it’s easier to understand the many details under each step. We’ve indicated throughout this overview where, on our site, you can connect with that more detailed information.

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Here's a good primer on special education assessment from NICHCY.

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You Are Special Education

Behind every successful student with exceptionalities is a team of special educators who helped make it happen. This video is for all you encouragers, believ...
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A great message for all of our students as we begin another semester!

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Dorothy Retha Cook's curator insight, March 15, 3:41 PM

A great message for all of our students as we begin another semester! CAN ANY PERSON BE A SUCCESSFUL STUDENT WHILE BEING DENIED AND DEPRIVED OF HIS OR HER RIGHT TO ENROLL AND ATTEND NC PUBLIC SCHOOLS PER THE ADDRESS THEY RESIDE AT OR NOT. IF THE CHILD IS NOT A STUDENT IF NOT ENROLLED HOW CAN THE PARENT BE THEATENED BY THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS FOR TRUANCY THE THE PARENT NOE THE CHILD CAUSED BUT THE NC PUBLIC SCHOOLS DID? By REFUSING TO ALLOW THE CHILD TO ENROLL INTO SCHOOL PER THE SCHOOL BOARD ATTORNEY LETTER OF DOCUMENTS SENT AND RECEIVED DURING AN NC OAH COURT case    THANK YOU FOR VIEWING SHARING AND RESPONDING THANK YOU  THANK YOU

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CECs%20EBP%20Standards.pdf

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The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) has released its CEC Standards for Evidence-Based Practice in Special Education, a report commissioned by the CEC Board of Directors.

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AXS Map

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AXS Map strives for a better world – accommodating, adapting and updating for the inclusion of people with disabilities.
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This is very cool! Similar to Yelp, but for accessibility.
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An Open Letter To The Police From An Autism Dad (And A Cop)

An Open Letter To The Police From An Autism Dad (And A Cop) | Special Education News | Scoop.it
The brutal truth is that many special needs individuals and families are afraid to call the police when they need help. They are afraid we will hurt them.
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National Association of Special Education Teachers: The Effects of Special Education Training on Educator Efficacy in Classroom Management and Inclusive Strategy Use for Students with Autism in Inc...

National Association of Special Education Teachers: The Effects of Special Education Training on Educator Efficacy in Classroom Management and Inclusive Strategy Use for Students with Autism in Inc... | Special Education News | Scoop.it
The National Association of Special Education Teachers-national membership org for teachers, professors, and college students involved in special education
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New U.S. rules for standardized testing have been drafted. Here’s what they mean for kids.

New U.S. rules for standardized testing have been drafted. Here’s what they mean for kids. | Special Education News | Scoop.it
Details matter. Here's what they are.
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Kayak For All: New ‘Accessible’ Design For An Ancient Sport

Kayak For All: New ‘Accessible’ Design For An Ancient Sport | Special Education News | Scoop.it
Launching this summer: This innovative 'kayak for all' promises to make the sport more accessible to people of all abilities and backgrounds.
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Nike Expands Shoe Line For People With Special Needs

Nike Expands Shoe Line For People With Special Needs | Special Education News | Scoop.it
Nike is adding to its lineup of sneakers designed specifically for people with disabilities, with a fresh range of offerings for both kids and adults.
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New TX law requires cameras in special ed. classrooms

A new Texas law requires cameras in every special education classroom in Texas public schools.
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Building Inclusive Schools for Children of All Abilities

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Research supports the benefits of inclusive education. Learn how children of different abilities gain from this model and why all schools should adopt it.
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Can a Student Have Both an IEP and a 504 Plan?

Can a Student Have Both an IEP and a 504 Plan? | Special Education News | Scoop.it
Can a student have both an IEP and a 504 plan? An expert explains whether a child can have both an Individualized Education Program and a Section 504 plan.
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Hooray, Lindsay!

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This Small Girl May Have Autism, But She's Also Brilliant. See Her Genius For Yourself.

This Small Girl May Have Autism, But She's Also Brilliant. See Her Genius For Yourself. | Special Education News | Scoop.it
This little girl has a lot of talent.
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"At age 4, Iris Grace Halmshaw is already making waves in the art world as a talented up and comer. But it's not just her age that makes her paintings so incredible."

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Dorothy Retha Cook's curator insight, March 15, 4:12 PM

"At age 4, Iris Grace Halmshaw is already making waves in the art world as a talented up and comer. But it's not just her age that makes her paintings so incredible."

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60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education resources | PBS NewsHour Extra

60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education resources | PBS NewsHour Extra | Special Education News | Scoop.it
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"May 17, 2014 will mark the 60th anniversary of the monumental Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education, which declared the status quo of “separate but equal” to be unconstitutional. Although this meant public schools were now required to be integrated, the battleground for equality in education was just beginning. Use the resources below to provide students with the historical context of Brown v. Board of Education in the civil rights movement, to inform them of the important roles students played in integrating the schools and engage them in conversation about the unfinished work of the civil rights movement."
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"May 17, 2014 will mark the 60th anniversary of the monumental Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education, which declared the status quo of “separate but equal” to be unconstitutional. Although this meant public schools were now required to be integrated, the battleground for equality in education was just beginning. Use the resources below to provide students with the historical context of Brown v. Board of Education in the civil rights movement, to inform c our s a're c them of the important roles students played in integrating the schools and engage them in conversation about the unfinished work of the civil rights movement." NC PUBLIC SCHOOLS WHAT DID THIS COURT CASE MEAN TO YOU AND WHO HAS A RIGHT TO BE EDUCATED IN THE NC PUBLIC SCHOOLS SYSTEM AND WHY ARE YOU NOT COMPLYING WITH THE JUDGES DECISION ARE YOU ABOVE THIS JUDGES RULING TO OR IS IT THAT YOU KNOW DESTINY COOK , MEGAN COOK AND THEIR PARENT DOROTHY COOK JUST DONT HAVE THE MONEY TO HIRE AN ATTORNEY TO TAKE ALL THAT NEED BE TO COURT AND WILSON COUNTY SCHOOLS LAW FIRM ATTORNEY RACHEL HITCH SANCTIONED AND DEPRIVED THEN PROSE REP, PARENT  DOROTHY COOK RIGHTS TO DUE PROCESS AS  HER FREEDOM OF SPEECH TO THE VERY ONES SHE HAD FILED DUE PROCESS PETITION AGAINST WAS UNJUSTLY SANCTIONED BY WCS ATTORNEY RACHEL HITCH DURING NC OAH SEC COURT CASE 13-EDC-07545 original docket no. Per WCS ATTORNEY RACHEL HITCH 2/28/13-dated letter 

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Ken Robinson: How to escape education's death valley | Video on TED.com

Sir Ken Robinson outlines 3 principles crucial for the human mind to flourish -- and how current education culture works against them.
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Denver Leigh Watson, M.Ed, LDTC's curator insight, December 18, 2013 8:53 AM

#TED Very funny and totally true ... #NCLB ... #diversity vs. #conformity. Thank you, @sirkenrobinson and @TEDtalks #EdChat

Denver Leigh Watson, M.Ed, LDTC's curator insight, February 4, 2014 10:18 PM

Incredible insight from one of today's most amazing speakers and leaders of progressive thinking. If you do not know of Sir Ken Robinson, please allow me to make this introduction.  

Marie Schoeman's curator insight, May 15, 2014 1:55 PM

Another plea for recognising diversity and creating an educational culture where individuals can flourish. Less government control, less standardised assessment and greater freedom for teachers to creative.