The California Charter Schools Association (CCSA) has released a new report that details the best special education practices at 10 model California charter public schools. “Meeting the Needs of Every Student Through Inclusion” offers qualitative data and insights into the best ways to serve students with disabilities, in particular the benefits of cutting-edge technology and inclusive education.
Study.com has launched a series of articles and teaching resources designed to address the learning challenges associated with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The 15 articles and 53 lessons have been released in conjunction with ADHD Awareness Month and include parent and teacher strategies to support students in school and at home.
ONEder, a special education learning management system provider, now integrates with OpenEd, an educational resource library for K-12. The partnership provides educators using ONEder with access to the OpenEd resource library.
The clinical services provider has introduced a new service that pairs its live, online therapy environment with Woodcock-Johnson IV tests to help identify strengths and weaknesses for students with cognitive or academic challenges.
The Warrior Run School District is expanding a partnership with a private company in an effort to better serve students with individualized education programs and their parents.
Special education educators now have access to a math-learning app, as part of an online catalog of apps for students in special education.
Even when the education is delivered online, schools and districts ought to adhere to the needs of children with disabilities. That was the message recently delivered in a "Dear Colleague" letter issued to virtual schools by the U.S. Department of Education.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services (IVRS) is incorporating virtual reality technology into its curriculum to spark the interest of special needs students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields and support their acquiring new, 21st century work skills.
A Virginia-based for-profit company that operates online charter schools in California has reached a $168.5 million settlement with the state’s attorney general's office over allegations that it manipulated attendance records, engaged in false advertising and overstated the academic progress of students.
Microsoft has donated $3.4 million in software and services to the New England Center for Children (NECC), an institute that provides education and research for children with autism.