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Why early childhood development programs are vital

<i>To demonstrate their mutual commitment, JOHNSON’S® and Save the Children are bringing awareness to the importance of early childhood development programs, so that every child can reach their full potential.</i><p><i>This holiday season, JOHNSON’S® and Save the Children are igniting a social movement to</i> …

The transformative power of early childhood development

<i>Photo credit: GPE/Alexandra Humme</i><p>The evidence is vast: exposing children before the age of five to stimulating environments strengthens their language development, social and emotional health, problem solving abilities, memory function, use of logic, analytical skills and ability to cope with new …

What It Takes To Be A Special Education Teacher

It’s getting harder and harder to find quality special education teachers, which is why 49 out of 50 states report shortages.Why? It’s a tough …

Special education program fighting to keep public school funds

Loading...<p><b>SEATTLE</b> - A unique learning facility at the University of Washington will be losing a $250,000 annual contract with Seattle Public Schools …

Education

The Worst Victims of the Education Sequester: Special-Needs Students and Poor Kids

Thanks to Washington's budget showdown, our neediest kids will see the deepest cuts.<p>Reuters<p>The sequester's guillotine has little regard for good or bad programs as it unselectively slices spending across the country, but perhaps nowhere does its indiscriminate blade fall more harshly than within …

How The Language Of Special Education Is Evolving

When we're reporting on special education, we inevitably run up against questions of how we should refer to students with disabilities and to the disabilities themselves.<p>It's a minefield, comparable to the tensions and complexity of writing about race and ethnicity.<p>It's important to get it right. …

Language

Eileen Soon: The future of special education is exciting if we dare to reimagine it

Special education is an integral part of the overall education sector. It's the practice of educating students with special educational needs.<p>Eileen Soon is an educator who specializes in teaching this unique population - diverse learners and individuals with special needs. Graduating with a degree …

Breaking Down Barriers for Special Needs Children

No other field of education benefits as much from progress in technology as special education. Most developed and developing countries around the world have rules and acts that enable technology assisted training of children with special needs. In the United States, technology has made it possible …

A Fresh Start, With Students at the Center

<i>The Every Student Succeeds Act is an opportunity to look at what works when it comes to improving teaching and learning.</i><p><i>By Harriet Sanford</i><p>Now that No Child Left Behind (NCLB) is no longer the law of the land, education policymakers at all levels are talking about the importance of a fresh start. …

An Open Letter to High School Students

While I am only one teacher voicing one humble teacher's opinion, this is a letter intended for high school students everywhere. Maybe this applies to you and maybe not. Maybe you read it and think back to your high school days and realize, "that was so me." Maybe not. Either way, read this with an …