Philadelphia Charter Operators Developing Post-Graduation Strategies For Students With DisabilitiesCharter school operators were putting their heads together to help students with learning disabilities after they graduate, and were swapping ideas at a forum at Children's Hospital.
Author: America Is Going About Drug Addiction All WrongDrug addiction remains a stubborn problem in the U.S., ruining individuals and families and costing society a bundle. But an author says we're going about this all wrong.
Ability Grouping - Is It Back?Data from the National Assessment of Educational Progress, indicates a resurgence of ability grouping, from 28% in 1998 to 71% in 2009. This may be cheating the lower-grouped students.
Online Course About ADHDDr. Tony Rostain, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania, is teaching an online course on ADHD through Coursera. It’s free. Learn more about it here.
A Chance For College Students Who Have FounderedThe Bridge Program at Landmark College recruits students who have failed or dropped out of traditional colleges, and helps them master skills and better study habits and return to their previous institutions.
Preemies Lag In Reading And MathChildren born at 37-38 weeks rather than at full-term 40-41 weeks, have lower academic achievement, according to the journal <em>Pediatrics</em>.
Criteria For Special Education PlacementAs the number of students in special education classes swells, some educators question whether the children have legitimate disabilities, or they are failing or unruly for other reasons.
High-Tech Helps Kids With Reading Disabilities
Language Delays In ChildrenWe do not talk about it much but language delay in children may be more prevalent than you realize.