Special education in the United State is based on the concept of access--public schools are open to all children. But access is no longer a sufficient foundation. Approaches and accommodations that lead to academic success are increasingly demanded for those with learning disabilities. Functional, independent-living, and employable skills are requisite, but rare, for those with serious handicapping conditions. Since the last reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Act, four events have transpired that will have a dramatic impact on the next iteration of the federal law: the increase in the number of children diagnosed with autism, the rise of applied behavior analysis, the birth of social media, and the reality of unbundling. In How Autism Is…
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You can take the dancer out of Balanchine, but you can't take the Balanchine out of the dancer—or at least, that's Darla Hoover's experience. As artistic director of Ballet Academy East's pre-professional division, following an 11-year career with New York City Ballet, she readily recognizes that as...
6 Orlando Area Elementary Schools Make Top 25 In State List
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Where are you? Home | Why Seminary? | Theological Seminary, Divinity School, Bible College or Bible Institute What is the difference between a Theological Seminary Divinity School, Bible College and Bible Institute? God has called you to serve Him, and now you need biblical and theological preparation to pursue that call. A variety of educational options are available to you, ranging from theological seminaries and divinity schools to Bible colleges and church-based training programs. What do you look for in a school that best suits your ministry objectives? The following guide may be helpful in determining your next important steps. Theological Seminary A theological seminary educates students for leadership roles in Christian ministry, such as pastors,…
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By Tom Vander Ark - Based on a couple thousand school visits and with help from colleagues and readers, we’ve compiled a list of 100 schools worth visiting.
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