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“It’s unfair” special education students lag behind under Common Core in Kentucky

The Hechinger Report

It’s unfair these students – about 98,000 across the state with conditions ranging from dyslexia to severe cognitive impairments – are entering society unprepared, said former Kentucky Education Commissioner Gene Wilhoit, a longtime supporter of the Common Core standards.

How to create a dyslexia-friendly environment in your school

eSchool News

According to the National Assessment of Educational Progress, 80 percent of students with learning disabilities have dyslexia. Develop Guidelines. Principals should ensure these guidelines are executed within their schools.

Research to Better Support Your Students with Reading Disabilities

edWeb.net

Although it’s important to assess for phonological abilities like phonological awareness, phonological memory, and rapid naming, these alone should not determine whether one has dyslexia.

Create a Dyslexia-Friendly Environment in Your School

edWeb.net

According to the National Assessment of Educational Progress, 80% of students with learning disabilities have dyslexia. Principals should ensure these guidelines are executed within their schools. Terrie Noland is the National Director, Educator Engagement for Learning Ally.

Is #EdTech Really A Waste? 8 Lessons for The Uninformed

The Innovative Educator

Do innovative educators have it all wrong? In a post that is making its rounds in education circles, John Vallance, headmaster of Sydney Grammar School told “ The Australian ” that computers in schools are a “scandalous waste of money.” Like other arrogant Luddites in power, he is responsible for negligent technology spending because he is clueless about how to use it effectively. Measurable results Vallance blasts technology for not producing measurable results.

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