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Carolyn Jones is a senior reporter at EdSource. She was a reporter for 17 years at the San Francisco Chronicle, where she covered local government, the environment, breaking news and other beats. She’s also worked at the Oakland Tribune and Hayward Daily Review.
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Less siloed, more inclusive: Changes to special education teacher preparation expected to have big impact on schools
Under the new standards, special education teachers will be able to co-teach in “mainstream” classrooms.
November 30, 2020
As a candidate, Biden promised full funding of programs that benefit students with disabilities.
November 20, 2020
Suspending students when they're not attending class in person can be a complicated process.
November 17, 2020
Keeping students active is crucial for their mental and physical health — especially now, teachers say.
November 5, 2020
Safety measures can help lower, but not eliminate, the risk of virus transmission.
October 23, 2020
'Tidal wave of factors,' including skyrocketing housing costs, has led to an increase of nearly 50%.
October 20, 2020
Schools can save money by combining services and blending funding, a new special education report says.
October 5, 2020
Schools can serve as a hub for an entire community after a disaster, experts say.
September 29, 2020
Debate swirls over safety and liability as some high-needs students head back to the classroom.
September 28, 2020
Advocates are worried thousands of cases are not being reported since teachers stopped seeing students in person.
September 23, 2020
Heather Calomese talks to EdSource about distance learning, social justice and the future of special education.
September 18, 2020
Parents are skeptical that distance learning will ever work for children with disabilities.
August 17, 2020
The state plans to spend an additional $650 million on special education under new law.
August 7, 2020
Teachers are working long hours to engage students who are most likely to drop out during campus closures.