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Special Education

Shrouded in legalese and confusing acronyms, special education can be a daunting topic to cover for even the most experienced education reporters.

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More About Special Education

Data/Research: Special Education
Have a special education question? There are numerous helpful websites that provide quick answers, from understanding the difference between an IEP and a 504 plan to figuring out what “RTI” means
History and Background: Special Education
Prior to the 1970s, students with cognitive, physical or other disabilities were not guaranteed seats in public schools
Glossary: Special Education
Some key definitions regarding this crucial topic
Five Questions to Ask: Special Education
Has the size of the population of students with specific learning disabilities in your area changed in recent years?
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