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#ClearTheList Giveaway!

September 20, 2019

You could win $200 of school supplies! We’re celebrating the start of the new school year with a $200 Clear the List Giveaway! Follow @Accelify on Instagram and comment on our giveaway post to enter! Bonus entry for subscribing to AcceliBEAT!

Efforts To Curb Restraint And Seclusion Still Largely Piecemeal in This Week’s AcceliBEAT

September 13, 2019

Happy Friday! In this week’s featured article, a new report highlights how laws surrounding restraint and seclusion in schools vary from state to state. In other news, an innovative pop-up summer school teaches students skills for life; we explore the potential pitfalls of opening up social media to teachers and students; and why teacher diversity […]

Complicated Language Excludes Parents from the IEP Process in This Week’s AcceliBEAT

August 23, 2019

What happens when the IEP document intended to inform the parents of students with disabilities of their rights is written at a reading level that’s beyond their ability? This week’s featured article tackles that question. In other news, two studies challenge common claims about disproportionality in special education and a school district in Colorado sees […]

ICE Raids Send Schools Scrambling in This Week’s AcceliBEAT

August 16, 2019

As students begin returning to classrooms, this week’s featured article examines how schools are reacting in the wake of recent ICE raids that are leaving many students without parents to go home to. In other news, the U.S. Department of Labor issued an opinion letter that makes IEP meetings a valid reason for family and […]

This Supreme Court Case Made School District Lines A Tool For Segregation in This Week’s AcceliBEAT

July 26, 2019

Happy Friday! This week’s featured article highlights how school district lines have increased school segregation and massive discrepancies in school funding. In other news, principals share what keeps them in their profession; a Pennsylvania school district threatens foster care for student’s with lunch debt; tips for encouraging students to ask questions are shared; and the […]