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NAEP Releases Data Backpack Tools

Educators can use the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) data backpack tools to better understand student performance on the test and make informed decisions that improve student achievement. The data backpack helps educators identify NAEP’s proficient level of achievement … Continue reading

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U.S. Department of Education Announces Guidance on Bullying of Students with Disabilities

As part of National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month, the U.S. Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) today issued guidance to schools reminding them that bullying is wrong and must not be tolerated – including against America’s 6.5 million students … Continue reading

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CEC Unites with PACER Center and Partners for National Bullying Month

The End of Bullying Begins with Me is the message to remember during PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Month in October. It’s a time when communities unite nationwide to raise awareness of bullying prevention through events, activities, outreach, and education. PACER … Continue reading

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New Leaders and Bush Institute’s Alliance to Reform Educational Leadership released Great Principals at Scale Report

New Leaders and the Bush Institute’s Alliance to Reform Educational Leadership (AREL) launched the Conditions for Effective Leadership Project and partnered with leading researchers and practitioners to generate a comprehensive and research-based framework outlining the conditions necessary for transformational school … Continue reading

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Autism Center Director at SE Missouri State

Director Southeast Missouri State University Autism Center for Diagnosis and Treatment (Full Time/Term) Primary Responsibilities Provide leadership and oversight for the University Autism Center for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders. The director serves as the primary supervisor … Continue reading

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RTT-ELC: Program Spotlight and Technical Assistance

ED and HHS are pleased to release a new resource on Kindergarten Entry Assessments in Race to the Top – Early Learning Challenge States. Under their Race to the Top – Early Learning Challenge (RTT-ELC) grants, States are revising existing … Continue reading

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ED Releases Preschool Development Grants

The U.S. Department of Education recently released applications for the Preschool Development Grants competition. There are two types of grants. Development Grants that will will support states with either small or no state preschool programs to implement and sustain high-quality … Continue reading

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70% of Americans Favor Federal Funds for Preschool Expansion

A new Gallup poll shows that 7 in 10 Americans say they favor using federal money to make sure high-quality preschool programs are available for every child in the country. President Barack Obama has asked Congress to fund universal access … Continue reading

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DEC Kicks Off Early Learning Campaign at Conference this Week

DEC in collaboration with CEC announces its campaign for support of the Strong Start for America’s Children Act and increased funding for Early Childhood IDEA programs today.  Increasing access to and opportunities for high-quality early learning is one of the … Continue reading

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Opportunities to Learn for Teachers and Leaders Webinar This Friday!

The CEEDAR Center is holding a special webinar on O(TL)2, or Opportunities to Learn for Teachers and Leaders. This concept undergirds technical assistance–it is believed that outcomes for children with disabilities will improve if there is a strong commitment to … Continue reading

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