29 Jun District Pays $1.3 Million to Settle Landmark Special Education Case – AcceliBEAT Weekly Round Up

This week’s featured article covers a landmark special education case where parents sought reimbursement from their school district for their son’s education at a private school for students with autism. The case concluded with a U.S. Supreme Court decision raising standards for students with disabilities....

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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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18 May How vocational training in secondary school can ease transition for students with disabilities

5 innovative programs that make vocational training accessible to students with disabilities while still in school Last week we discussed poor postsecondary outcomes for students with disabilities. We explored how increased opportunities for vocational training and support while students are still in school can help to...

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