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  • Dec

    Youth Leadership Opportunity

    Dear Special Educators,

    The attached is the information for the Ca Youth Leadership gathering, for
    Special Education high school students you might think are interested and
    qualified. It’s a great opportunity for Sp Ed students to develop

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  • Dec

    Grazer Outstanding Achievement in Learning (GOAL) Award

    Information Sharing from the State Director of the Special
    Education Division

    The California Advisory Commission on Special Education (ACSE) is now
    accepting applications for the 2014­15 Grazer Outstanding Achievement in
    Learning (GOAL)

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  • Nov

    Special Needs Students and the California Common Core State Standards

    Silvia DeRuvo from WestEd, and Ellen Gervase, Collaboration  Coach in Downey Unified School District (California), will highlight the  benefits of these national standards. The multiple access points they provide  to students of varying abilities

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  • Sep


    Education Specialist, Mild to Moderate (RSP) – Lower Lake Elementary

    Contact: Tarin Benson: 707-994-5787 ext:

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  • Jul

    English Learners Being Mistaken For Special Ed Students In Boston Schools

    English Learners Being Mistaken For Special Ed Students In Boston Schools.The Boston Herald (7/22, Smith, Moura) reports that a study by the MaruciioGaston Institute at the University of Massachusetts Boston shows that the number of students who are

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  • Jun

    Job Posting: Resource Specialist Teacher – Grades 3-5 – Charter School

    Resource Specialist Teacher – Grades 3-5 – Charter School
    Job Posting
    Category: Teacher – Special Education

    Employer:     Fenton Avenue Charter School       Application Deadline:          8/8/2014


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  • Jun

    ED Releases New Rules For State Sp Ed Programs

    The US Education Department’s announcement of changes to its monitoring of state special education programs: The New York Times (6/25, Rich, Subscription Publication) reports that under the new system in how ED “evaluates how well public schools

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  • May

    Dyscalculia Games

    Here is a link to Joe Reid’s (Our former Technology Director) new website. Great learning tool for struggling learners in

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  • May

    Official Message from the State Director of Special Education

    The California Department of Education (CDE), Special Education Division (SED), Special EDge publication entitled What New Standards Mean for Students with Disabilities is now posted on the CDE Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Resources for

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  • Apr

    34th Annual CARS+ Convention

    Finding Your Way With CARS
    34th Annual CARS+ Convention
    February 20-21, 2015
    Convention will be February 20 and 21, 2015
    at the Doubletree Hotel in Sacramento.

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