No matter the underlining causes, special education disproportionality is an issue of social justice because of its unequal effects on the education of students of color.
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At a systemic level, we must deeply examine the ways in which teachers' professional development is offered and seek entrepreneurial solutions for future learning for educators in an uncertain environment.
We remain committed to learning, to community, and to making an impact. By modeling resilience in the face of adversity, we demonstrate to our children that anything is possible.
Documentation of a learning disability at a young age is crucial for any child who wants access to the same opportunities afforded to typically developing peers. However, multiple factors can preclude a student from being able to show this history.
New York Public Library's Chief Librarian Brian Bannon explains how public libraries are more than just books and reading; they're radically innovative.