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Special Education and Its Discontents

Better training, support, and resources are key to retaining special education staff in 2016 In the world of special education, now, it seems, is the winter of our discontent. With 49 out of 50 states reporting special education teacher shortages

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Preparing School Paraprofessionals for Success

Combining Technology and Coaching Can Support School Paraprofessionals in Being More Effective in the Classroom Over the past 20 years, there has been a 123% increase in the number of paraprofessionals employed in the educational system.  School paraprofessionals are responsible

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4 Training and Professional Development Resources for Paraprofessionals

A look at who is at the forefront of providing paraprofessionals with access to training and professional development Education Week reporter Christina Samuels recently published a story about efforts across the country to provide paraprofessionals with much needed training and

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Inclusion: Making it Work

By: Meredith Ouimette                                                            What is inclusion? According to the Council for Exceptional Children, “all children, youth, and young adults with disabilities are entitled to a free and appropriate education and/or services that lead to an adult life characterized by

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