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13 Apr The “Nation’s Report Card,” growing support for teacher walkouts, VR intervention program for young adults with Autism, and more in This Week’s AcceliBEAT

This week, the “nation’s report card” came out with less than stellar  results, showing minimal progress in math and reading scores. Chalkbeat breaks it down below. We’d also like to draw your attention to the teacher walkouts continuing in Oklahoma despite legislative action that would...

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06 Apr Autism Awareness Month, special education and personalized learning, and nationwide teacher walkouts in This Week’s AcceliBEAT

As many of our readers know, April is National Autism Awareness Month. In light of this, we will be highlighting news stories this month related to Autism to help raise awareness. Sesame Street said they’ll be adding more resources to include kids on the spectrum...

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02 Feb FDA Grants ‘Breakthrough Therapy’ Status to Potential Autism Drug – AcceliBEAT Weekly Round Up

Happy February! This week the FDA granted a ‘breakthrough therapy’ designation to the first drug that could improve social interaction and communication for individuals with ASD. Also big news this week, 8,800 teachers whose work permits depend on the DACA program face an uncertain future,...

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