Inadequate teaching may soon become a thing of the past for many special needs kids

The Department of Education has just made their largest investment ever in improving education for students with disabilities, TakePart reports. With the goal of establishing a cohesive system to effectively train teachers who work with disabled children, the department’s Office of Special Education Programs has granted $25 million over the next five years to the University of Florida’s College of Education. Starting in January, the CEDAR Center will work with select states to help them bolster training for special education teachers, general teachers, and school district leaders—all of whom work directly with special needs children…

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