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Special Education Preparing Students for Life After Special Education? Here's How Federal Dollars Can Help
When can schools use federal funds to help students with disabilities prepare for life after special education? A new resource from the federal education department offers a road map.
School & District Management Inclusion, Career and Technical Education Help Students With Disabilities
Students with disabilities who spend 80 percent or more of their day in general education have better outcomes than similar peers, as do those who take a concentration of career and technical education courses.
Assessment New Federal Special Education Grants Support Literacy, Testing, and Transition
The U.S. Department of Education's grants will pay for a comprehensive literacy center based in Oregon, as well as workforce demonstration projects in five states.
Special Education Clinton Pledges More Economic Support for People With Disabilities
People with disabilities don't want pity, they want a paycheck, the Democratic presidential candidate told a crowd of supporters in Orlando, Fla.
Special Education Postsecondary Transition for Students in Special Education: The Road Ahead
The 10th annual Diplomas Count report explores the different experiences of students with disabilities, as they leave high school and head to college or to work.
Special Education Postschool Success for Students With Disabilities Linked to Goal-Setting Skills
A review of recent studies shows some factors connected with postschool employment, education, and independent living, but researchers say more evidence would be welcome.
Special Education PBS Documentary Explores Life After School for Students With Autism
'Best Kept Secret' explores the postsecondary options available for six youth with severe autism in Newark, N.J.
Special Education Study: Postsecondary Transition Programs Lack Effectiveness Evidence
Though strong research in this area is lacking, studies do show interesting areas that policymakers can explore, according to a report from the federal What Works Clearinghouse.
Special Education Justice Department Criticizes Rhode Island Sheltered Workshop
Providence has shut down a program for youth and adults with intellectual disabilities that required them work at menial jobs at wages far below the state minimum.
Special Education Special Education Advocates Release Public Policy Agenda
The Council for Exceptional Children is promoting an ambitious agenda, but also is paying attention to small-picture bills.
Special Education Students With ADHD Must Better Prepare for College
Students didn't factor ADHD into their decision-making about college, but rather chose a college based on how the campus felt, the reputation of the school or that it was where they had always wanted to attend. The researcher found that students who had ADHD management strategies in place, such as ways to keep a schedule or study for tests, had figured those out before college, but students who did not have strategies mapped out were overwhelmed once freshman year began.
Special Education GAO: Transition for Students With Disabilities Can, Must Improve
The different agencies only coordinate their activities to an extent and don't ever reflect on how effectively they work together, the Government Accountability Office said.
States Feds Pledge More Focus on Outcomes for Students With Disabilities
A heavy federal focus on compliance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act hasn't made much of a difference where it counts: students' test scores and dropout rates, among other measures.
Student Well-Being New Film Explores Students With Emotional, Behavioral Disabilities
Kelsey Carroll's a self-proclaimed "bitch" who says she's into safety pins, piercings, and tattoos. One of her teachers doesn't want her in class, but a new documentary shows she has what it takes to graduate—with some adult support.