SPECIAL EDUCATION NEWS FROM AROUND THE NET

Why Schools Fail To Teach Slavery's 'Hard History'

Authors: National Public Radio

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A new report says too many students don't know the basics of American slavery and too many teachers feel ill-served by bad textbooks and timid state standards.

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Trump's Single Line About Education; A New Study On Sexual Assault On Campus

Authors: National Public Radio

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The president devoted just 19 words to education in his speech, calling for "great vocational schools." Here's some context on what that might mean and other education news from the week.

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Spotlight on Response to Intervention (2018) - Education Week

Education Week

Authors: Education Week

As proposed rules emerge on The Every Student Succeeds Act, policymakers and educators are grappling with the impact of the law on data reporting, accountability, and parent and community engagement. In this Spotlight, learn about the key highlights of the new law and reactions to the proposed rules on accountability, test...

Work Life Harmony as a School Psychologist

Authors: Burgeoning School Psychologist

It's been a hot minute since I wrote anything on this blog hasn't it?  It's not for the lack of exciting things happening in my school psychologist life, believe me. It has more to do with the fact that I just don't thrive on the excitement like I used to. Previously, anything new in the field would set...

#MeToo and the Disability Community

Authors: Special Education Law Blog

Women across the world are embracing the hashtag #MeToo to publicly share their own experiences with sexual abuse and assault and to seek empowerment. The result of this movement has sent shock waves through our society as powerful figures in politics, journalism, and entertainment have been identified as abusers...

Just renewed my liability insurance…..don’t forget yours!

Authors: The School Speech Therapist

Jan 6, 2018 byTeresa Sadowski MA CCC-SLP

Over the years I’ve had a habit of forgetting to renew my liability insurance.  Now I just put it in my calendar and keep the bill with my personal bills.  Trust Risk Management Services made renewel very easy this year letting me renew on line.   Since I incorporated this...

Will New Tax Bill Result in Education Cuts?

Authors: Special Education Law Blog

The dust has begun to settle since the passing of last month’s tax bill, which is informally known as The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.  Being neither an accountant nor a tax specialist, It’s difficult to discern what remains in the final passed version of the bill, given that many of the Senators and...

Spotlight on ESSA (2018) - Education Week

Education Week

Authors: Education Week

As proposed rules emerge on The Every Student Succeeds Act, policymakers and educators are grappling with the impact of the law on data reporting, accountability, and parent and community engagement. In this Spotlight, learn about the key highlights of the new law and reactions to the proposed rules on accountability, test...