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May 2, 2023
The event was the first of its kind at West Contra Costa Unified and was planned for students with extensive support needs.
January 19, 2023
New school board member Joshua Brown has autism and is one of only a handful of people known to have autism nationwide to serve in public office.
November 8, 2022
New program teaches sign language to deaf children beginning in infancy.
September 29, 2022
When Elyse K's daughter was 8, she told her mom that at school "they'd put her up on the wall, like a coat on a coat rack."
July 20, 2022
For the first time, students with significant cognitive disabilities would be able to earn a high school diploma — a gateway to better jobs.
March 29, 2022
With more students qualifying for special education, understanding the options is crucial for parents as they advocate for their children.
January 7, 2022
Test scores will fall, chronic absences will rise, school funding will soar, with arguments over how to spend it. Bet your Fensters on that.
November 10, 2021
Schools can support students of all abilities in the same classroom, benefiting all -- without breaking the bank. It's already happening.
November 5, 2021
Some California students with disabilities had been shut out of school this year because independent study wasn't in their learning plans.
October 28, 2021
Thousands of special education students are in limbo, because they can't enroll in independent study, but have health risks that prevent them from attending in person.
October 8, 2021
Independent study does not always provide services to students with special needs who can't attend in-person classes, families say.
July 30, 2021
Funding should be based on students' needs, not attendance, to help achieve more equitable academic outcomes, researchers say.
July 22, 2021
A new initiative is meant to help parents and schools settle Covid-related disputes over services for students before heading to court.
January 8, 2021
The budget would provide billions for K-12 schools and early education after paying off most of the short-term debt owed from this year’s budget.
August 17, 2020
Parents are skeptical that distance learning will ever work for children with disabilities.