01 Aug Federal Panel Wants Autism Funding Doubled

By: Michelle Diament Source: Disability Scoop A federal autism committee is calling for a twofold increase in funds dedicated to researching the developmental disorder by 2020. The Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee, a government advisory panel comprised of federal officials and members of the autism community, voted last week...

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28 Jul The School District Where Principals Also Teach

By: Denisa R. Superville Source: Education Week The common lament is that principals have extraordinarily demanding and near impossible jobs. Setting class schedules. Evaluating teachers. Drafting school budgets. Overseeing school bus drop-off and pick-up. But Dana McCauley, a principal in the Garrett County school system in western Maryland, does...

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