Curriculum Disputes in Early Childhood Education
Disputes concerning curriculum and teaching methods go back a long way in the field of early childhood education. Over the years, many different terms have been used to capture the opposing positions. In recent years, the term academic has come to describe those parts of the early childhood...
Connecticut Yellow Pages for Kids with Disabilities
Note: The groups with a star (*) next to their names sponsored an advocacy training program by Pete and Pam Wright. ACES - Area Cooperative Educational Services 350 State Street North Haven, CT 06473 (203) 498-6800 Web: http://www.aces.k12.ct.us/ ACESis the Regional Educational Service Center for... Adult Literacy Education
Adult illiteracy is a growing problem despite efforts to curb it. Each year, an estimated 2.3 million persons join the pool of those 23 million adults considered to be functionally illiterate. This number includes high school dropouts and "push-outs," legal and illegal immigrants, and refugees... Academic Redshirting and Young Children.
The term redshirting originally referred to postponing a college athlete's participation in regular season games for one year to give him an extra year of further growth and practice with the team in the hope of improving the player's skills for future seasons. Academic redshirting for young...
Kentucky Summit on Children
August 28, 2007, 4:20 am
In yesterday's news blog I wrote about the many cases in the US where children and families are let down by the agencies set up to serve them. Comments on the post talked about making noise and doing something to change the present mess many conclude is the only accurate assessment... Participate in a study on transracial adoption
October 13, 2007, 7:36 am
If you are a parent who has adopted a child transracially, or if you are a person who was adopted transracially, here is an opportunity to participate in a study on transracial adoption . (Please note that this study seems to be interested in white parents who have adopted black children, and... My Choice: Diverse Classes or Diverse Classmates
August 29, 2013, 9:47 am
During my daughter's last year in preschool, the school's administration decided to start a private kindergarten. If the first year of the new school was successful, they planned to add a grade a year each year as long as it was feasible, possibly up to eighth grade.
I wouldn't have sought...
My Adoption Story
Back in January, 2000, my husband and I decided that we wanted to start a family. We knew we couldn't have children, so we researched fertility treatments, in-vitro, you name it. Then my co-worker...
Developing Your Child's IEP - Special Needs
Call or write your state department of education (or your local school district) and ask for a copy of ... (22) Under the IDEA ... November/December). Developing legally correct and educationally appropriate IEPs. Remedial and Special Education, 22(6), 359-373. Families and Advocates Partnership ...
Travel Training for Youth With Disabilities - Special Needs
Funded through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration, ... New York City Board of Education, 22 East 28th Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10016. Telephone: (212) 545-8031; (718) 266-0085.
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An administrative judge ordered Bank of America to pay nearly $2.2 million to 1,147 African-American job applicants in a racial discrimination case that began nearly 20 years ago. Judge Linda
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Fulton/Schuyler Regional Office of Education
Fulton/Schuyler Regional Office of Eduation 22. Illinois ... The mission of the Fulton-Schuyler Regional Office of Education and the local school districts, is to be proactive in providing services, support and assistance to all constituents in the educational community, from children to adults ...