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    Protecting Student Rights, 5th Circuit Ruling on ADA FAPE vs IDEA FAPE

    Understanding the interplay between the IDEA, ADA, and Section 504 can be a complex task. These three laws aim to safeguard the rights of students with disabilities in public schools. However, their requirements differ, and understanding when families can seek legal recourse or when they must first exhaust administrative remedies can be challenging. In this…

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  • Protecting Student Rights, 5th Circuit Ruling on ADA FAPE vs IDEA FAPE

    Understanding the interplay between the IDEA, ADA, and Section 504 can be a complex task. These three laws aim to safeguard the rights of students with disabilities in public schools. However, their requirements differ, and understanding when families can seek legal recourse or when they must first exhaust administrative remedies can be challenging. In this…

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  • Funding Opportunity to Implement Science of Reading

    Reading proficiency decline: The 2022 NAEP scores revealed further declines in student reading proficiency, which were already low before the pandemic (Source: Nation‘s Report Card). Science of reading: The science of reading is a comprehensive body of research that shows how students learn to read and emphasizes phonics, fluency, comprehension, and other key metrics. Evidence-based…

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  • 10 Things That Happen When Students Engage in Project-Based Learning

    We often hear about the need for students to learn how to program in order to be ready for STEM fields and the Information Economy. It’s what we’ve been hearing for over a decade. However, there’s a fascinating piece from the Washington Post that explores how the so-called “soft-skills” might be even more vital than…

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  • iRobot acquires Root Robotics, Bringing Coding Education to Classrooms Worldwide

    news.harvard.edu – Today, iRobot Corp. announced its acquisition of Root Robotics, Inc., whose educational Root coding robot got its start as a summer research project at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering

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  • iRobot acquires Root Robotics, Bringing Coding Education to Classrooms Worldwide

    news.harvard.edu – Today, iRobot Corp. announced its acquisition of Root Robotics, Inc., whose educational Root coding robot got its start as a summer research project at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering

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  • A Closer Look at Open Educational Resources

    Listen to my interview with Karen Vaites (transcript): For as long as the internet has been around, teachers have been able to find free resources online. But while it’s great to not have to pay for things, free instructional materials don’t exactly come without problems. One major concern is quality. When a resource is free,…

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