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School leaders also cited student disruptions, according to new federal data.
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School Choice & Charters Here's How Charters Can Improve Experiences for Students With Disabilities
Charter schools must improve experiences for students with disabilities, advocates say.
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Ed-Tech Policy FCC Update to E-Rate Program Will Help Students Do Homework Anywhere
Supporters say the change aligns with the realities of today's education landscape.
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Special Education Special Ed. Policies Can Change Fast. Districts Can Help Families Navigate Them
District leaders share how to manage changing rules on special education eligibility.
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Students build confidence in language when they learn four basic sentence structures.
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