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Can ‘Sober High’ Schools Keep Teenagers off Drugs?
By: John D. Tulenko Source: The Hechinger Report Skinny and teeming with nervous energy, Matt Langley grew up with an outlook that was anything but upbeat. “I guess I was never comfortable in my own skin,” he says. “Everything that came out of my mouth,...
Supreme Court Sides With Family In Service Dog Case
By: Todd Spangler Source: Disability Scoop Wonder the goldendoodle will get another shot in court. The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday unanimously ruled that the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals should reconsider whether Ehlena Fry and her family can sue a Michigan school district...
Denver Public Schools Is Identifying More Students of Color as Highly Gifted, but Big Disparities Remain
By: Ann Schimke Source: Chalkbeat In the second year of an effort to provide students of color greater access to Denver Public Schools’ magnet programs for highly gifted students, white and Asian students continue to be over-identified and Hispanic and black students continue to be...
Study Finds Medicaid Waivers Help Parents Stay Employed
By: Shaun Heasley Source: Disability Scoop Parents of children with autism are more likely to remain in the workforce if they have access to Medicaid waiver services for their kids, new research suggests. In a study looking at over 17,000 children on the spectrum, researchers...
Suspensions Plummet in NYC School That Incentivizes Good Behavior
By: Tara Garcia Mathewson Source: Education Dive Robert Van Wyck Middle School in New York City has about 1,650 students, and four years ago it averaged about 150 suspensions per year. By the end of the first semester this year, there had only been a...

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VA Beach City Public Schools Awards Medicaid Billing Contract to Accelify through Competitive Bid Process
RFP awarded includes Cooperative Procurement Agreement, allowing for extension of contract to other Virginia school divisions Brooklyn, NY – June 30, 2016 Accelify Solutions, LLC (Accelify) is pleased to announce that Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) has awarded a contract to Accelify to provide...
Miami-Dade Public Schools Selects Accelify’s ERP Special Education Management System
Accelify is partnering with Miami-Dade Public Schools to implement its complete suite of ERP special education technology solutions for the 2016-17 school year. NEW YORK, June 7, 2016 — Accelify, LLC is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Miami-Dade Public Schools (MDCPS) to provide...
LISA POWERS, FORMER SPECIAL EDUCATION DIRECTOR OF HAMPTON CITY SCHOOLS, JOINS ACCELIFY SOLUTIONS
NEW YORK, May 19, 2016 — Accelify Solutions announced today that Lisa Powers, Ed.D., has joined the company as Lead Consultant, Accelify Consulting, the special education consulting branch of Accelify. With more than 35 years of experience holding classroom, building, and district level leadership positions...
MIAMI-DADE PUBLIC SCHOOLS SELECTS ACCELIFY’S ERP SPECIAL EDUCATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
Accelify is partnering with Miami-Dade Public Schools to implement its complete suite of ERP special education technology solutions for the 2016-17 school year. NEW YORK, June 7, 2016 — Accelify, LLC is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Miami-Dade Public Schools (MDCPS) to provide...
Accelify Announces Special Autism Awareness Month Webinar on Puberty, Sexuality, and Relationships for Adolescents with ASD
NEW YORK, April 26, 2016  — Accelify Solutions (www.accelify.com) announced today upcoming webinar in celebration of Autism Awareness Month. The webinar, entitled “Puberty, Sexuality, and Relationships: The Road to Adulthood for Adolescents with ASD,” will take place on Thursday, April 28th at 3:30pm ET and will...

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