Buffalo News

Sean Kirst: Sweet Home teacher's half-court shot brings full-court gratitude
Buffalo News
When Steve Becker was a teenager, playing high school basketball in North Tonawanda, he and his buddies used to kill time after practice in the gym by pretending the clock was running down, while firing up some half-court shots. “Thousands of them ...


Noozhawk

Athletic Round Table Luncheon: Sam Neely Takes Charge in Middle for Westmont Volleyball
Noozhawk
When Westmont's volleyball team lost All-American middle blocker Libby Dahlberg to an ankle injury, coach Patti Cook needed somebody to step up to fill the gaping hole on the front line. Senior Samantha Neely ... Moropoulos on sophomore linebacker ...


LA School Report

LA parent voice: Schools 'need to be sensitive to the differences' of children with dyslexia and partner with their ...
LA School Report
He was attending an elementary school in Compton Unified, where he also went to middle school. But this year he moved to LA Unified and is in ninth grade at Jordan High School. “I was always scared to come to LAUSD because it's so big,” Wroten said ...


Manhattan Mercury

Wamego's Ty Cooper relishes leadership role
Manhattan Mercury
WAMEGO — Sitting at a desk in Wamego High's football facility, Weston Moody logs into his Twitter account and pulls up a direct message. You've got to see this, ... Before this season, he hadn't played the position since middle school. How he ended up ...

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Mashpee Superintendent's Column - August 31, 2018
CapeNews.net
Mashpee Middle-High School welcomes Ashley Edwards (special education teacher), Annika Lawson (math teacher), Eduardo MacDonald (dean of students, grades 10 through 12), Heather O'Donnell (English teacher), Ben Ouimet (paraprofessional), Elizabeth ...


School district and city reach arrangement
Gloversville Leader-Herald
The school district provides busing for students who live outside of the city limits, while students within the city must walk or otherwise be transported to and from school. Some students living within city limits, including students with special ...


LEX18 Lexington KY News

Cincinnati Area High School Student With Down Syndrome Dies In Bike Accident
LEX18 Lexington KY News
Scheeler had Down syndrome and was an active member in several organizations for students with special needs, including Top Soccer and Comets in Action. The school said she loved playing basketball, riding her bike and Doc McStuffins. Several of her ...


San Angelo Standard Times

SAISD trustees hope split bond proposal will curry favor with voters
San Angelo Standard Times
Purpose: To cover safety, renovations and Americans with Disabilities Act upgrades at eight elementary campuses, plus Glenn Middle School, Central Freshman Campus and the Alternative Learning Center (Carver). ... New service drive and parking; New ...


The Undefeated

Happy 30th! Kevin Durant's dad shares his favorite basketball memories of his son
The Undefeated
Winter 2001: I watched him play a middle school game with NaVorro Bowman at Drew Freeman School and that's when I first knew he was a special basketball player. March 4, 2006: No. 1 Oak Hill (Ty Lawson and Michael Beasley) versus Montrose Christian ...


The Augusta Chronicle

Kickball tournament gives students a chance to shine
The Augusta Chronicle
Rose Hammond had as good a time watching her daughter Imani play kickball Friday as the eight-grader had playing it. Imani was one of more than two-dozen students from several Aiken County schools with moderate to severe learning disabilities who ...


The Daily Times

A fun time
The Daily Times
Established at Follansbee Middle School two years ago, the club enables students with special needs to participate in activities with other students, which strengthens their social skills and a better understanding of those with special needs, said ...

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Mendota Reporter

MHS offers money-saving option to Paw Paw School District
Mendota Reporter
Tuition cost for any IEP students placed in the regular special education curriculum would be $6,000 per student. ... Aughenbaugh issued a safety reminder to adult fans and parents who bring elementary and middle school aged students to football games.


The Providence Journal

Confusion, disruption on first day of Providence bus strike | Poll
The Providence Journal
As students flooded out of Nathanael Greene Middle School on Thursday afternoon, adults clutching cellphones waded through the crowds of kids looking for the children they came to pick up. On the first day of a school bus strike that took 200 drivers ...

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Nationally known top youth motivational speaker coming to Austin
Austin Herald
PPP is a collaboration between Austin Schools, Vision 2020 and the Parenting Resource Center created as a mentoring program that pairs youth with special needs with same-aged peers to promote friendships, understanding, academic collaboration and ...


Sonoma West

Healdsburg Unified School District Board of Trustees candidates
Sonoma West
I believe that the most relevant experience I would bring to my role, as trustee, is being an educator in public education for 36 years. I have experience being a special education teacher in underperforming and impoverished schools in New York State, ...

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Schools ask for more money for security
SouthCoastToday.com
Because the security upgrades were voted after the Fiscal Year 2019 budget was approved, additional unanticipated expenditures for work performed from July through September this year required additional funding and must be paid out of the Fiscal Year ...

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Wheeling Intelligencer

Brooke County Board of Education Recognizes Achievement, Acts of Generosity
Wheeling Intelligencer
The board also recognized another Brooke senior, Aleksey Rasz, of Wellsburg, for raising $1,700 used to purchase sports equipment and clothing for underprivileged youth in Mali, Africa. A two-year letterer in basketball, as well as football and track ...


The Oklahoma Daily

OU football: Kenneth Murray taking care of Sooner defense, just as he's done in rest of life
The Oklahoma Daily
His parents adopted three siblings, each of them with special needs that require help throughout a normal day. Murray was unfazed — he knew ... Murray, now Oklahoma's starting middle linebacker, has always shouldered responsibility. Murray has been an ...


School Committee discusses later starting time for SBRHS
SouthCoastToday.com
SOMERSET — The Somerset Berkley Regional School Committee last Thursday had a discussion about moving the start time for classes at Somerset Berkley Regional High School to a later time. Somerset Berkley Regional School Committee Chairman ...

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Welcome 2018: Davis schools w sidebar about community colleges
Davis Enterprise
There three junior high campuses serving grades 7-9: Emerson/Da Vinci, Harper and Holmes (with 700-800 students at each), plus a number of independent study students who go through the Davis School for Independent Study. Emerson offers Spanish ...

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