A kindergartener works with the teacher on letter sounds.. Stock photos for Chalkbeat stories. Photos made at IPS School #90, 3351 W 18th St, Indianapolis, INNov. 22, 2013. (Photo by Alan Petersime)

04 Nov AcceliBEAT Weekly Round Up 10/31-11/4: Thousands of Students Still Wait for Special Education Services or Don’t Receive Them at All

This week, new data reveal that students with disabilities in New York City schools are waiting too long for special education services, while some may not be receiving them at all. Meanwhile, the mayor is making it easier for these students to attend private schools....

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08 Sep Studies Flag Potential Downside to Inclusion

By Carmen Constantinescu & Christina A. Samuels Source: edweek.org One of the foundations of federal special education law is that students with disabilities should be educated "to the maximum extent appropriate" with their peers who do not have disabilities. But some researchers have recently found that young children...

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08 Sep UN Panel Calls For Inclusive Education

By Shaun Heasley Source: disabilityscoop.com Being educated in an inclusive environment is a basic right for students with disabilities, according to a new set of guidelines from the United Nations. Governments must work together with people who have disabilities and other stakeholders to ensure that schooling is not...

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