Fuel Education and PresenceLearning team to give schools innovative, flexible special education solution

special-educationAcross the country, schools and districts are leveraging digital learning to overcome staffing and resource challenges to improve outcomes and to address the many needs of their K-12 students—whether to expand course options, to provide assistance to those who need additional help, or to provide an alternative learning environment.

Now, through a partnership between PresenceLearning and Fuel Education, schools can use digital learning to address the needs of their special education students, too.

More than 13 percent of America’s school-age population—more than 6 million children—require special education today, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. Given this challenge, compounded by a nationwide shortage of special education teachers and related services clinicians, schools struggle to provide the federally mandated services that these students need to progress academically.

Next page: Details about the partnership and how the tools will benefit special education students

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