Yonkers, N.Y., District Commits to More Inclusion of Students with Disabilities – On Special Education – Education Week

5 Nov

The U.S. Department of Education’s office for civil rights said that some students were placed in self-contained special education settings without an individualized justification for doing so. View full post on Education Week: Bullying #pso #htcs #b4inc Read More

Cleveland District CEO Named Urban Educator of the Year – District Dossier – Education Week

24 Oct

Eric Gordon, CEO of the Cleveland district since 2011, was chosen Thursday as the Urban Educator of the Year at the Council of the Great City Schools annual conference in Miami. View full post on Education Week: Bullying #pso #htcs … Read More »

Video of Teacher Dragging Special Education Student Roils Mississippi District – On Special Education – Education Week

22 Oct

A Greenville, Miss. teacher was fired and a superintendent placed on administrative leave after a video of a student being dragged by her hair surfaced on social media. View full post on Education Week: Bullying #pso #htcs #b4inc Read More

Report: Miss. District Floats Desegregation Plan That Would Close Black Schools – District Dossier – Education Week

18 Oct

The Cleveland, Miss., school district was ordered in May to integrate its middle and high schools after a U.S. District Court judge found that the district had essentially maintained a segregated school system. But the district’s proposal to comply with … Read More »

Feds Award Flint Schools $480K Grant for Lead Crisis Support – District Dossier – Education Week

9 Oct

The money is meant to be used to hire attendance specialists, counselors, and psychologists to help deal with problems that may occur because students were exposed to lead-contaminated tap water. View full post on Education Week: Bullying #pso #htcs #b4inc … Read More »

Chicago Mayor Pledges $36 Million to Mentor Youths in Effort to Curb Violence – District Dossier – Education Week

24 Sep

In an address focused on curbing the gun violence that has plagued Chicago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel pledged $36 million in city and philanthropic funds to expand mentoring programs to 7,200 boys and male youths. He also plans to expand a … Read More »

FBI Visits St. Cloud, Minn., School System in Wake of Mall Attack – District Dossier – Education Week

23 Sep

Tensions between Muslims and some non-Muslims in the central Minnesota city have simmered for years, with incidents including bullying of Somali and other East African immigrants in schools. View full post on Education Week: Bullying #pso #htcs #b4inc Read More