New Tiger Point field to host games for special needs people  The Northwest Florida Daily News

GULF BREEZE — Joy Grace said the Miracle of Santa Rosa County Field at Tiger Point drew the volunteers, sponsors and the property it needed. All that's left ...

A fatal accident, jail, alcoholism and addiction - NFL exec Terry McDonough tells his story  ESPN

"I went from a hero to a villain." At age 17, Terry McDonough caused a classmate's death. The Cardinals executive has finally forgiven himself.

Kenmore Middle School To Be Honored Next Week for Special Needs Inclusion  ARLnow

Next week, Kenmore Middle School will be recognized as one of the country's top five schools for including special needs students in its community.

Warwick School Board: no tax hike, balanced budget  Lititz Record Express

The Warwick School Board got some good news at their committee of the whole meeting on April 2.For the April update of the Warwick School District's ...

Special ed report cards show improvements, set backs in Salem-Keizer schools  Statesman Journal

Special education data for Oregon school districts and programs illustrate some gains and set backs in Salem-Keizer, just one year after poor results.

Adaptive curriculum at Central Valley allows pupil with autism to bloom  The Times

Two Central Valley School District teachers adapted technology education curriculum for a pupil with autism, which proved to be the key to helping the boy ...

'Their time to shine': SCS hosts Special Olympics - Shelby County Reporter  Shelby County Reporter

CALERA – More than 200 special needs students enrolled in Shelby County Schools gathered at the Calera High School football field on Wednesday, March 20 ...

Park Rapids School Board agrees to do facility assessment  Park Rapids Enterprise

The Park Rapids Area School Board voted Monday to partner with ICS Consulting, Inc. to study how changes to the district's facilities could help meet current ...

Family goes the extra mile (16 of them) for Middletown special-needs sports nonprofit  Asbury Park Press

RallyCap Sports made a difference for Eatontown's Kelly Reagan, who has cerebral palsy. In appreciation, her family walked 64 laps around a track.

Finley Junior High incorporates Partners in PE program for life-skills students  Waxahachie Daily Light

Kadin Vire can easily communicate and comprehend the needs of life-skills students. She is one of 32 Finley Junior High students involved in general education ...

'We feel we can do better': Spanish Fort inches toward special election for school taxes  AL.com

The Spanish Fort City Council held a public hearing Monday into a proposed 3 mill increase in its property taxes for schools. A Sept. 10 special election is likely, ...

District: State gives OK to fire teacher  Newsday

A Long Beach Middle School teacher accused of harming her special-education students "irreparably shattered the bonds of trust that are integral to ...

Some Kentucky teachers gave students too much help during testing  Lexington Herald Leader

Incidents of Kentucky teachers giving students too much help during statewide public school testing were among the 312 violations that occurred in 2016-17, ...

Give more kids a chance at a good public school: Lift the charter cap  New York Post

This month, thousands of parents will open envelopes and learn they have won the lottery: a seat for their child at a charter school. It's an opportunity...

Opinion: Special Olympics make our schools better and our kids happier  PBS NewsHour

"What began as an exciting sports program for our students would evolve into a school-wide mission."

A look at the Trump administration’s record on special education funding  The Denver Post

Who could blame Education Secretary Betsy DeVos if she was surprised by the public bashing she took this week for proposing to cut millions of dollars in ...

Synchrony Difference Maker: Jason Hathaway, Northwest Local Schools  Canton Repository

Name: Jason Hatahway. School: Northwest Local Schools. Residence: Canton. Age: 52. Job title: Athletic director. How long at district: Three years. Family: Wife ...

Autism Awareness Baseball Challenge showcases top teams, players for great cause  MyCentralJersey.com

The 12th annual Autism Awareness Baseball Challenge features many of the state's top teams and players.

Special Olympics survived Betsy DeVos' attempt to axe our school programs. Here's what we do for America's kids.  NBC News

Trump announced that his education secretary's cuts to Special Olympics programs in schools will be reversed. These are the programs that decision saved.

Parents join uproar as Trump administration backs off from cuts to Special Olympics  Chicago Tribune

Northwest Indiana parents joined the uproar as U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos twice defended a Trump administration plan to cut federal funding from ...

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