special ed

Panel preps parents for changes to special ed
Education & Kids Alexa Altman 9/09/2012 at 2:05PM

Perturbed parents, unsure about the newly instated special education reform, finally got some answers. Parents and education experts gathered at the offices of the Community District Education Council 30 (CDEC30) in Long Island City on Wednesday, August 29 to discuss the special education reform that kicked off at the start of this school year. According [...]

So you want to have ‘inclusion’
Opinion Billy Rennison 6/01/2012 at 5:00PM

BY ANDREW BAUMANN Since I can remember, the state’s Department of Education has always talked about “LRE,” or Least Restrictive Environment. The days of special education students being secluded into one building are just about gone. With more and more opportunities for each child to reach his fullest potential, doesn’t it make sense that we [...]