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The 50 Best Private Special Needs Schools in the United States
For an updated ranking, see 50 Best Private Schools for Special Needs 2015 Every student has individual learning abilities. While in many cases, one of the goals of a comprehensive education is inclusion of all students of a particular age or grade level into the same classroom, at times some students' needs are b
With a focus on the college-bound, career and technical education to expand in 10 schools
A new city program will help 10 schools either launch or expand career and technical education programs this fall.
What Came First: the Chicken or the Synagogue?
It has often been said that observing Jewish rituals and customs is impossible without having a community to support you. I believe that to be true...
Why are Drugs So Hard To Quit
Quitting drugs is hard because addiction is a brain disease. Your brain is like a control tower that sends out signals to direct your actions and choices. Ad...
National School Boards Association Names “20 to Watch” Education Technology Leaders
Professional development and digital citizenship are key themes Alexandria, Va. (March 4, 2016) – The National School Boards Association's (NSBA) Technology Leadership Network (TLN) announces its “20 to Watch” honorees for 2015-2016. These education leaders from across the country are being recognized for their ability to inspire colleagues to explore and embrace innovative technology solutions and instructional strategies that contribute to high-quality learning experiences for all students. Honorees are from: Alabama, California, District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.
Religious understanding of transgender issues
The Boy Scouts of America announced on Jan. 30, 2017, that, “Starting today, we will accept and register youth in the Cub and Boy Scout programs based on the…
FAQ: Why does the Church care about Marriage?
In this 5-week series, MUR is going over a few of the FAQs on our website. This week we look at FAQ #10: Why does the Catholic Church care so much about marriage? Short answer: Because it’s such a good thing for people and for society. In fact, nothing really compares to marriage when it …
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Short- & Long-Term Side Effects of Ritalin & Stimulants in Children - Drug-Free World
APS: 2019 Summit For Kids Professional Symposium
This year's Summit For Kids Professional Symposium will be held August 16 from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Akron-Summit County Public Library (60 S. High St.). The theme is "Unraveling Privilege and Bias for a More Equitable Community." The cost is $50 (includes parking and door prizes; CEUs and CLEs are pending) Other News Recent Achievements/Awards/Grants: GAR Foundation - $529,000 over three years ($84,000 in June 2019, $250,000 in February 2020 and $195,000 in February 2021 - to support the College & Career Academies of Akron with ongoing professional development and training for teachers) GAR Foundation - $64,150 as follows: $9,320 - Buchtel CLC (Griffin Inspiration Station Sensory Room) $13,070 - Jennings CLC (Virtual Village Expansion)…
Graduation Class of 2019
Raising the bar and closing the achievement gap for all students