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Disability Education: Scholarships, Special Ed, Learning Difficulties Document List

Summary: Our library below features 142 published articles, research papers, and documents from the Disabled World Disability Education category. Although some of these documents may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created. You can also receive our latest communications as soon as they are released by subscribing to our Disability Education RSS feed.

Disability Education Publications

Supporting Pregnant Students Within the Online Classroom Using Title IX
(Paper / Essay) This essay's focus is in regards to the online classroom and ways instructors can provide support and accommodations to students experiencing issues related to pregnancy or childbirth.
Publish Date: 2023-08-11 - Updated: 2023-09-17

Universities Can Do More to Support Students with Disability
(Study) A study by experts at the UOC explores the outlook and perceptions of students with disabilities within the context of an online university.
Publish Date: 2022-09-13 - Updated: 2023-09-19

Brain Scans Reveal Hidden Shape of Thinking Predicting Learning Better Than Test Scores
New findings point to a new way of integrating neuroscience with education.
Publish Date: 2022-08-13

Many Teachers Still Don't Use Computers for Teaching
Many teachers worldwide still do not use computers for teaching, and governments should provide them with computers and training to enable students to enjoy a better future.
Publish Date: 2021-06-22

Using Uncertainty Reduction Theory to Help Students Deal with Stress and Anxiety and Improve Their Overall Classroom Performance
(Paper / Essay) Uncertainty reduction theory assumes uncertainty in new situations makes communication difficult; uncertainty can create frustration and reduced satisfaction; reducing uncertainty can alleviate these negative feelings.
Publish Date: 2020-08-06 - Updated: 2023-09-16

Raising the Bar on Classroom Feedback Techniques for All Learners
(Paper / Essay) Elizabeth Barker and Kristin Basinger from The University of Phoenix paper titled Raising the Bar on Classroom Feedback Techniques for All Learners.
Publish Date: 2020-05-14 - Updated: 2023-09-19

Webinar, Fact Sheet for Protecting Students Civil Rights During COVID-19
U.S. Department of Education releases webinar and fact sheet for protecting American students civil rights during COVID-19 response.
Publish Date: 2020-03-18 - Updated: 2021-08-23

U.S. Education Department Addresses Restraint and Seclusion to Protect Children with Disabilities
United States Department of Education announces initiative to address the inappropriate use of restraint and seclusion to protect children with disabilities and ensure compliance with U.S. federal laws.
Publish Date: 2019-01-18

IDEA and the Current State of IEPs
(Instructive / Helpful) Examines challenges of K-12 teachers in inclusion classrooms and identify areas of opportunity which would improve classroom experience for students.
Publish Date: 2018-06-19 - Updated: 2023-09-14

Help Your Child in School by Adding Language to The Math
Research by University of Washington reveals the more skills children bring with them to kindergarten, basic math, reading, friendship and cooperation, the more likely they will succeed in those areas in school.
Publish Date: 2018-05-18 - Updated: 2019-12-29

Instructional Design That Makes Sense for All Learners
(Paper / Essay) Instructional design that makes sense for all learners by Elizabeth Barker-Voss, Kristin Basinger, Lauren Critchley, and William Stewart - University of Phoenix.
Publish Date: 2018-05-11 - Updated: 2023-09-17

The Discrepancy in Accommodation Structures Between High School and College and its Effect on Students with Disabilities
Sueyoun Hwang writes on the trauma and trials of graduating from high school and the huge steps of entering college.
Publish Date: 2018-05-03 - Updated: 2018-08-23

Research Into Letter-Spacing Could Help Improve Reading Ability
New research from Binghamton University, State University of New York shows increased letter spacing helps individuals read faster, but not due to visual processing.
Publish Date: 2018-03-26

Early Childhood Education Needs to be Accessible and Affordable
High-quality early care and education is critical to positive child development and has potential to generate economic returns, but current financing structure leaves many children without access to high-quality services.
Publish Date: 2018-02-22 - Updated: 2018-02-23

Inclusive Teaching Project Aims to Get Missing Million Into School
Project aims to train teachers in Uganda in inclusive education practices in a country where the number of children with disabilities going to school continues to fall.
Publish Date: 2017-11-06

Examining Feelings of Inclusion Among Students with Disabilities
Study led by NYU researcher Leanna Stiefel looks at steps that education policymakers and practitioners can take to make inclusion in fact feel inclusive..
Publish Date: 2017-10-27 - Updated: 2020-06-15

Exclusion From School Can Trigger Long-Term Psychiatric Illness
Study of thousands of children has revealed excluding children from school can lead to long term psychiatric problems and psychological distress.
Publish Date: 2017-08-31

Evidence Supports Effectiveness of School Mental Health Programs
(Informative) Research shows school based mental health programs can reach large numbers of children, with increasing evidence of effectiveness in improving mental health and related outcomes.
Publish Date: 2017-08-14 - Updated: 2023-09-16

Still Left Behind : Pathways to Inclusive Education for Girls with Disabilities
UNDP statistics show that while the literacy rate for adults with disabilities is 3%, just 1% of women with disabilities are literate.
Publish Date: 2017-06-20 - Updated: 2020-02-16

Training a Million Teachers to Educate World's Most Vulnerable Children
Perkins School for the Blind launches teacher training program that seeks to equip 1M educators by 2030 with knowledge and skills to teach multiply disabled and visually impaired or deafblind children.
Publish Date: 2017-06-18

RISE Act to Ease College Transition for Students with Disabilities
The RISE Act amends the Higher Education Act and addresses several existing issues within the law that serve as unnecessary barriers for students with disabilities and their families.
Publish Date: 2017-06-09

Reading to Therapy Dogs Improves Student Literacy Attitudes
Research showed second grade students who read aloud to dogs in an after school program demonstrated improved attitudes about reading.
Publish Date: 2017-05-31 - Updated: 2021-03-15

2018 U.S. Education Budget Summary and Key Points
U.S. Fiscal Year 2018 budget lays out proposals and priorities designed to ensure students have equal opportunity to receive high quality education.
Publish Date: 2017-05-25 - Updated: 2019-04-01

IDEA Website for Federal Law Protecting Students with Disabilities Taken Down
(News) U.S. Senators seeking detailed explanation from Secretary DeVos for disappearance of resource website for the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
Publish Date: 2017-02-12 - Updated: 2023-09-14

Guidance on Civil Rights of Students with Disabilities - U.S. Department of Education
Guidance documents designed to support states, local education agencies, and charter school personnel to understand their responsibilities under IDEA and Section 504.
Publish Date: 2016-12-29 - Updated: 2019-04-01

The Continuing Need To #RethinkDiscipline - White House Report
Rethink Discipline initiative aims to support all students and promote a welcome and safe climate in schools.
Publish Date: 2016-12-09 - Updated: 2017-01-23

Australian Students Being Asked to Pay More for Nothing
The Australian loan fee increases cost of education for students, size of student debt, and adds to overall HELP debt.
Publish Date: 2016-12-05 - Updated: 2021-04-20

Calling for End of Corporal Punishment in Schools
U.S. Education Secretary sends letter urging state leaders to end use of corporal punishment in schools, a practice repeatedly linked to harmful short-term and long-term outcomes for students.
Publish Date: 2016-12-01 - Updated: 2021-04-20

Student Loan Repayment Relief for Borrowers in Canada
As of November 1st 2016, Canadians will not have to repay their Canada Student Loan until they are earning at least $25,000 per year.
Publish Date: 2016-10-31 - Updated: 2016-11-07

CogniFit Helps Educators Improve Quality of Learning by Training Specific Cognitive Abilities
CogniFit for Education is a new web-portal for teachers to assess, train, and monitor cognitive skills involved in the learning processes.
Publish Date: 2016-10-31 - Updated: 2020-04-22

IBM Watson Education App Provides Personalized Learning for K-12 Teachers and Students
IBM Watson Element for Educators provides holistic view of students including data on interests, accomplishments, academic performance, attendance, behaviors and learning activities.
Publish Date: 2016-10-22 - Updated: 2020-04-23

Millions of Children with Disabilities Out of School
Report reveals tens of millions of children with disabilities out of school due to poor government and donor practice.
Publish Date: 2016-10-19 - Updated: 2020-04-24

U.S. Presidential Remarks on U.S. Education
Remarks by the United States President Barack Obama on education at Benjamin Banneker Academic High School.
Publish Date: 2016-10-18

$4.4 Million to Improve Literacy and Education Outcomes for Students with Disabilities
U.S. Department of Education announces over $4.4 million in grants to improve literacy skills, outcomes and results for children with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2016-10-09

States Receive $39M in Grants to Prepare Students with Disabilities for College and Employment
U.S. Department of Education awards grants to five states to help students with disabilities prepare for postsecondary education and competitive integrated employment.
Publish Date: 2016-10-04 - Updated: 2019-12-28

Inclusive Education Vital for All
UN human rights experts say inclusive education is central to achieving high quality education for all learners, including those with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2016-09-05

Canadian Post-secondary Education More Accessible and Affordable
Government of Canada making significant change to student financial assistance to help students returning to class.
Publish Date: 2016-08-31 - Updated: 2017-10-19

Public Virtual Schools Guidance on Education of Children with Disabilities
Ensuring students with disabilities attending public virtual schools get special education and support that they deserve and is their right.
Publish Date: 2016-08-12 - Updated: 2020-10-01

Virtual Reality - Education Outside the Classroom
Virtual Reality explores learning outside of the classroom from the comfort of a school desk.
Publish Date: 2016-08-10

Department of Education Finds School Restraint and Seclusion Discriminatory
U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights finds Oakland Unified School District discriminated against student by subjecting him to inappropriate and excessive restraint and seclusion.
Publish Date: 2016-08-05 - Updated: 2021-05-13

Hidden in Plain Sight: Epidemic of Student Homelessness
Hidden epidemic of student homelessness threatens futures of more than 1 million young people every year.
Publish Date: 2016-06-20 - Updated: 2021-05-22

Online Education for Students With Disabilities
Online Schools Center guide to navigating an online education for students with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2016-06-16 - Updated: 2020-11-09

e-Learning Benefits Students with Disability
Report finds access to technology and flexible teaching methods can help students with disabilities to gain higher education qualifications.
Publish Date: 2016-05-28

33% of Primary School Age Kids Without Access to Education Has a Disability
Light For The World supports global efforts to ensure education for all children.
Publish Date: 2016-04-28 - Updated: 2021-06-03

New Federal Student Loan Repayment Forgiveness Programs
President Obama and his administration plan to forgive $7.7 billion in federal student loans held by Americans that are currently disabled.
Publish Date: 2016-04-21

Students with Disabilities - Most K-12 Online Learning Content Does Not Meet Needs
Study finds majority of online educational products are not designed to meet the needs of students with disabilities and struggling learners.
Publish Date: 2016-04-13

New Federal Policies For Education Of Homeless Children Will Impact Every School District
New federal policies for education of homeless children to take effect next year; decision impacts every school district nationwide.
Publish Date: 2016-04-05 - Updated: 2016-05-07

Illinois Closing Equity Gaps in Education Courses
Illinois will partner with the Lead Higher Initiative to close equity gaps for lower income students and students of color in high schools most rigorous courses.
Publish Date: 2016-03-16 - Updated: 2018-01-25

Vergara v. California - California Court of Appeal Hears Oral Argument in Education Equality Lawsuit
California Court of Appeal hears oral argument in groundbreaking education equality lawsuit, Vergara v. California.
Publish Date: 2016-02-25

Online Professional Certificate Program for Improved IT Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities - University of Illinois
Fully online professional development certificate in information accessibility design and policy.
Publish Date: 2015-11-04

American Schools Are Making Inequality Worse
How important content inequality is in contributing to performance gaps between privileged and underprivileged students.
Publish Date: 2015-10-08 - Updated: 2020-12-15

Educating Students on Credit Card and Financial Responsibility
Inexperience with credit cards and financial matters can leave students with excessive debts.
Publish Date: 2015-09-26 - Updated: 2020-12-17

Better Inclusive Classrooms for Children with Disabilities
Pilot study in 51 N.C. classrooms shows the effectiveness of a new measure in assessing the quality of practices in inclusive preschools.
Publish Date: 2015-03-06 - Updated: 2021-06-14

Teacher of Blind and Visually Impaired Uses Martial Arts in the Class Room
Teacher of the blind and visually impaired uses martial arts bringing dedication, discipline and empowerment to the class room.
Publish Date: 2015-01-14

Edie Mourre Scholarship for Braille Transcribers, Proofreaders or Teachers
Crawford Technologies donates to Edie Mourre Scholarship, a fund used to educate recipients studying to become qualified Braille transcribers, proofreaders or teachers.
Publish Date: 2015-01-08

Accessibility of English Language Proficiency Tests for People with Disabilities
New white paper explores issues of accessibility for English learners with disabilities, including test design, delivery, uses in high-stakes accountability and need for additional research.
Publish Date: 2014-12-08 - Updated: 2021-10-04

Bullying of Students with Disabilities Addressed in Guidance to U.S. Schools
U.S. Department of Education help and guidelines on students with disabilities being bullied in school.
Publish Date: 2014-10-23 - Updated: 2014-11-28

eTrac Online Vocational Training Program
eTrac is an online vocational training program for helping job seekers overcome employment barriers like disabilities gaps in employment history or mental health challenges.
Publish Date: 2014-04-11 - Updated: 2021-08-09

Signs Your Child is Being Bullied at Private School
Information and signs to look for if you suspect your child may be getting bullied when away at boarding school.
Publish Date: 2014-03-24 - Updated: 2021-08-18

Karni Liddell: Media Personality and Disability Speaker
Karni Liddell speaks to world audiences encouraging them to think differently about how choices in life shape health, success and attitude despite whatever life circumstances we were given.
Publish Date: 2014-02-25 - Updated: 2021-08-31

Students with Autism: Communication and Reading Skills
Information regarding difficulties with communication including speech and reading skills in children with autism.
Publish Date: 2014-01-31 - Updated: 2021-12-30

Disabled Students: Restraint and Seclusion in Schools
Research by University of New Hampshire on variation in rates of restraint and seclusion among students with a disability.
Publish Date: 2013-12-18 - Updated: 2021-03-01

When Test Scores Go Up Some Cognitive Abilities Don't
Study found some schools have successfully raised student scores but those schools had almost no effect on performance tests of fluid intelligence skills, such as working memory capacity, speed of information processing, and ability to solve abstract problems.
Publish Date: 2013-12-11 - Updated: 2022-01-10

Changes for Disability in Student Education Loan Discharge Process
Department of Education proposes reforms to the student loan forgiveness process for individuals who are permanently disabled.
Publish Date: 2012-09-30 - Updated: 2021-07-19

Shocking Suspension Rates for Students with Disabilities
UCLA Center for Civil Rights Remedies finds shocking suspension rate in school districts across the United States.
Publish Date: 2012-08-15 - Updated: 2021-08-08

People with Disabilities: Higher Education and Disability Accommodations
Information regarding college, disability accommodations, and continuing higher education for students with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2012-08-14 - Updated: 2021-08-09

Study and Receive an Education Online
Online education allows students to fit study around their busy life and earn virtually any degree or certificate.
Publish Date: 2012-06-29

Disability Project Ideas for School Lessons and Assignments
A number of project suggestions for teachers wishing to educate students on disabilities and disability awareness.
Publish Date: 2012-04-27 - Updated: 2021-09-16

List of U.S. Colleges and Universities
(Informative) Listing of colleges and universities in the United States listed by state and region including accredited online college programs.
Publish Date: 2012-04-24 - Updated: 2023-09-12

Many Borrowers Delinquent on Student Loan Debt
A bill before Congress would eliminate a provision that made private student loans non-dischargeable.
Publish Date: 2012-04-08 - Updated: 2022-04-04

Hearing-impaired Children: IDEA and Section 504
Education of students who are deaf from birth through post-secondary education and training.
Publish Date: 2012-03-26 - Updated: 2022-04-11

Mnemonics and Students with Disabilities
Through the use of mnemonic strategies, a student can find ways to relate the information they are learning to information they already possess in their long-term memory; information they already remember.
Publish Date: 2012-03-17 - Updated: 2021-10-03

Education: Article 13 of the ICESCR
Nations that signed the International Covenant on Economic Social and Cultural Rights ICESCR recognized that everyone has the right to education.
Publish Date: 2012-02-28 - Updated: 2021-10-11

ADA Amendments Act - Department of Education
Providing additional guidance on requirements of ADA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act in elementary and secondary schools.
Publish Date: 2012-01-28

Sallie Mae Insurance Services for College Students
Sallie Mae financial services new insurance products designed to help families protect their investment in higher education now available.
Publish Date: 2012-01-27

Laws Protecting Students with Disabilities
U.S. Federal law mandates that each and every child is to receive an education that is both free and appropriate in an environment that is the least restrictive possible.
Publish Date: 2012-01-20 - Updated: 2021-04-07

Education, Schools and Students with Neurological Impairments
Depending upon severity and functional limitations caused by neurological disorder a student may be eligible for services through the school office of disability services.
Publish Date: 2012-01-16 - Updated: 2021-10-27

$5,000 Scholarship for Students Dedicated to Helping Prevent Nursing Home Abuse
Nursing Home Abuse scholarship aims to raise awareness and help the selected student by covering non-tuition related living expenses for the 2012 - 2013 academic year.
Publish Date: 2012-01-14 - Updated: 2013-03-24

Disability, Mobility Impairments and Students with Disabilities
Students with disabilities may experience a range of different mobility impairments that might require accommodations in school or university settings.
Publish Date: 2012-01-12 - Updated: 2021-10-28

Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD)
AHEAD is involved in development of policy and provision of services which meet needs of persons with disabilities and are involved in all areas of higher education.
Publish Date: 2011-11-30 - Updated: 2021-11-21

Words That Promote Spatial Skills in Children
Preschool children who hear parents use words describing size and shape of objects and use those words do much better on tests of their spatial skills.
Publish Date: 2011-11-14 - Updated: 2021-11-29

Applying for U.S. Federal Student Aid Programs
(Instructive / Helpful) Information on eligibility for U.S. student loans and grants including how and where to file your application.
Publish Date: 2011-10-28 - Updated: 2023-09-14

Student Loan Repayment Calculator
Student loan repayment calculator, includes income based repayments chart, information on cancellation, consolidation, deferment and discharge of student loans.
Publish Date: 2011-10-27 - Updated: 2020-12-16

College Debt Destroying Future of America's Youth
Helping college students find solutions for graduating early student loans and money matters and managing life while in college.
Publish Date: 2011-08-16

Center for Autism and Related Disorders Gives Skills 4 America to Schools Worldwide
Skills 4 America began as a grant program to provide scholarships for Skills for assessment and treatment curricula for students with autism and other developmental disorders.
Publish Date: 2011-08-12

Discharging Student Loans and Bankruptcy
If a person filing for bankruptcy can prove undue hardship then student loans may be discharged by a bankruptcy court.
Publish Date: 2011-07-29 - Updated: 2022-01-29

Schools Failing Students with Sickle Cell Disease
Study suggests pupils with sickle cell disease a serious genetic blood disorder not getting right help at school especially students who miss lessons due to sickness.
Publish Date: 2011-07-20 - Updated: 2022-02-05

More U.S. States Enact and Expand School Choice
More states have passed school voucher or scholarship tax credit legislation in 2011 than ever before.
Publish Date: 2011-07-02

Rights of Students with Disabilities When Educational Institutions Use Technology
The guidance provides information to schools about their responsibilities under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Publish Date: 2011-05-27 - Updated: 2022-03-22

Parents Against Wi-Fi Gagged by School Board
Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board says parents may not officially address the Board because their intention is to object to the WiFi system.
Publish Date: 2011-04-26 - Updated: 2013-08-01

High Point University Fraternity Pushes For Disability Support
Push America founded by the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity provides programs educating undergraduate students alumni and communities about disabilities.
Publish Date: 2011-04-21

Drexel University Veterans Yellow Ribbon Program
The Drexel University Yellow Ribbon program allows for 100 percent of tuition to be covered for eligible veterans and their designated dependents.
Publish Date: 2011-04-19 - Updated: 2022-04-18

Health Care Legal Directives and Your Child
A health care directive is a legal document that gives authority to a person to make health care decisions in case of incapacity or disability.
Publish Date: 2011-04-15 - Updated: 2022-04-21

Helping Children Do Better in School - ParentCorps
Parents can play valuable role in helping young children succeed in school despite stressful circumstances.
Publish Date: 2011-02-04

New Home for Student Veterans
Student veterans at UCF now have access to academic and military services in a new campus space designed just for them.
Publish Date: 2011-02-02

Highly Qualified Teacher Issue - Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Provision signed into law last month lowering teaching standards required under the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB).
Publish Date: 2011-01-29

Student Debt Becoming Widespread Problem
Learn about the options available to those facing challenging debt and why traditional bankruptcy may not be the answer.
Publish Date: 2011-01-22 - Updated: 2013-06-15

Haptic Differences Between Typing and Handwriting
Writing by hand strengthens the learning process, and when typing on a keyboard this process may be impaired.
Publish Date: 2011-01-19 - Updated: 2022-06-27

Disabled Homeless Veterans: Free Training at LV-PITA
Las Vegas Disabled and Homeless Veterans have another resource to help them rebuild their lives and find hope.
Publish Date: 2011-01-14 - Updated: 2022-03-03

Children in Formal Child Care Have Better Language Skills
Fewer children were late talkers among those who attended full-time center-based child care compared with part-time attendance.
Publish Date: 2011-01-05

Results of Study Examining Post-High School Outcomes for Students with Disabilities
Students with disabilities are attending college in greater numbers and are more engaged in their communities.
Publish Date: 2010-11-30

Assistance for Students with Disability - Australian Government Commissions Early Advice
Minister for School Education has commissioned advice on strategies that could assist school students with disability and special needs in the classroom and at school.
Publish Date: 2010-11-05 - Updated: 2016-06-13

Educating Students With Disabilities in Cyberspace - Ashford University
Online higher education at Ashford University makes earning a college degree accessible for more students, including those with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2010-10-29

HUD Launches Fair Housing Education Program At Kentucky State University
HUD-KSU partnership will help develop innovative curriculum at historically black university designed to train new generation of students interested in careers in civil rights and fair housing.
Publish Date: 2010-10-18

Student Loan Consolidation Program
Information on student loan consolidation programs including FFEL and Direct Loan consolidation as well as loan discharge for disability.
Publish Date: 2010-10-09 - Updated: 2011-07-29

Live@edu in Universities
Universities are turning to Microsoft Live@edu for cloud applications to save money and deliver more productivity services to campus.
Publish Date: 2010-10-04

Low-Income Families Get Help Saving for Children's Education
Low-Income Families Get a Helping Hand in Planning and Saving for Childrens Education.
Publish Date: 2010-09-24

The Bridge Center offers Bridges to Independence
College Career Community to students with Aspergers Syndrome and other disabilities whose goals include college.
Publish Date: 2010-09-19

3 State Agreement Gives Access to Textbooks for Disabled College Students
New Statewide Agreements in Three States Improve Access to Textbooks for Disabled College Students.
Publish Date: 2010-09-09

Irvine School of Medicine's Revolutionary iPad Program
Elsevier announces it will provide 4 key electronic textbook titles for UC Irvine School of Medicine new program that gives Apple iPads to its 1st year medical students.
Publish Date: 2010-08-26 - Updated: 2020-04-03

Improved Accessibility of e-Textbooks in Higher Education
Top Selling Titles and Digital Course Materials will be Accessible to College Students with Print Related Disabilities.
Publish Date: 2010-08-17

Debt Relief - Finding Legitimate Alternatives to Student Loan Consolidation
Under certain circumstances you may be able to cancel your student loan obligations defer payments or negotiate a more suitable payment plan.
Publish Date: 2010-08-14 - Updated: 2011-07-29

National Federation of the Blind Defends Rights of Blind Students
Calls for Equal Access to Information and Technology in American Universities.
Publish Date: 2010-08-09

Tax Free Back-to-School Supplies at MERS/Goodwill
Tax free prices for clothing backpacks dorm room furnishings and school supplies at MERS - Goodwill.
Publish Date: 2010-08-06

Release of Elderly and Disabled Customer Service and ADA eLearning Training Course - Access Granted
Today there are over 54 million Americans with disabilities and 2011 marks the year 76 million baby boomers turns 65.
Publish Date: 2010-06-21

Educational Networking for High School Students
LiftMinds announces launch of web site as an educational networking destination for high school students.
Publish Date: 2010-06-15

Jacqueline D. Naughton Strives to Make Education Available to All
Jacqueline Naughton discusses her work implementing the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Ability to Benefit Program.
Publish Date: 2010-05-08

Research Lays Guidelines for Real World Scholarship
Take research out of labs and offices and put it into the hands of communities so that it could be used to address real world problems.
Publish Date: 2010-04-13

School Burnout is Real
School burnout is a chronic stress syndrome manifested in fatigue cynicism and a sense of inadequacy as a student.
Publish Date: 2010-01-19

Americans With Disabilities Act Settlement With Intellitec Colleges
ADA agreement with Intellitec Colleges to ensure access to its technical colleges for individuals with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2009-12-17

Post-9/11 G.I. Bill Offers Exceptional New Education Benefits
Post-9/11 G.I. Bill covers associates bachelors and masters degrees but all training programs must be by a degree-granting institution of higher learning.
Publish Date: 2009-11-05

Educating Students With Disabilities in Cyberspace
Online higher education readies this workforce and makes earning a college degree accessible for more students.
Publish Date: 2009-10-28

Grants Awarded to Help Struggling Readers
$6.6 million in Striving Readers grants to improve the literacy skills of struggling adolescent readers.
Publish Date: 2009-09-29 - Updated: 2010-06-25

Veterans Affairs Issues Emergency Checks to Students Awaiting Education Benefits
VA checks for up to $3,000 given to students who applied for educational benefits and have not received their government payment.
Publish Date: 2009-09-26

Rewrite of No Child Left Behind Should Start Now
Next Version of the Federal K-12 Law Should Drive School Reforms That Prepare Students for Success.
Publish Date: 2009-09-24 - Updated: 2019-05-20

$108.8 Million in Early Reading First Grants
Early Reading First grants to improve school readiness of young children especially those from low-income families.
Publish Date: 2009-09-23 - Updated: 2010-06-25

Reading Rockets a Multimedia Reading Project for Kids
Reading Rockets offers information and resources on how children can learn to read and why many struggle and how caring adults can help.
Publish Date: 2009-09-22 - Updated: 2010-07-08

U.S. Department of Education Video Contest
Video contest for young people to share stories about where their education and career training can take them.
Publish Date: 2009-09-22 - Updated: 2016-09-24

America's College Students to get Biggest Increase in Financial Aid Since the GI Bill
House of Representatives voted to give college students the biggest increase in financial aid since the GI Bill.
Publish Date: 2009-09-17

Student Loan Default Rates Increase
Department of Education reaching out to make student loan borrowers aware of flexible repayment options.
Publish Date: 2009-09-15 - Updated: 2011-07-29

Textbook Savings for Canadian Students With Disabilities
Canadian students with disabilities at university or college can save substantially when they buy and sell used textbooks online, make friends, and exchange tips about their courses.
Publish Date: 2009-09-13 - Updated: 2023-05-02

Registration and Advisement Advice for College Students with Disabilities
The optimal situation is seeing someone in the disability services office who knows you well and is familiar with your learning style.
Publish Date: 2009-09-13 - Updated: 2013-06-15

Canadian Student Grants and Financial Assistance
The new grant will be paid through all years of a university undergraduate, college or trade school programs.
Publish Date: 2009-09-10 - Updated: 2016-06-13

Recovery Act Funds for Schools with Students in Greatest Need
The Department of Education has made available ahead of schedule the second half of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
Publish Date: 2009-09-05

Adam Meyer New Students with Disabilities Director - EMU
Meyer is one of 25 national disability service providers participating in U.S. Department of Education grant project Project ShiFT.
Publish Date: 2009-09-03 - Updated: 2011-11-30

School Improvement Grants to Fund Changes Where Children Have Been Underserved - Title I
School Improvement grants to turn around the nation's lowest performing schools.
Publish Date: 2009-08-26

Post-secondary Education now more Accessible to students
Students may qualify for one or more of the Canada Student Grants which include new grants for students.
Publish Date: 2009-08-05 - Updated: 2010-07-11

Universal Child Care Benefit Canada
Universal Child Care Benefit provides families in Canada with $100 a month for every child under the age of six.
Publish Date: 2009-07-21 - Updated: 2010-01-16

Students with Disabilities - Rights and Responsibilities
Rights and responsibilities of students with disabilities who are preparing to attend postsecondary schools.
Publish Date: 2009-06-26 - Updated: 2011-10-27

IDEA: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act IDEA is a law ensuring services to children with disabilities in the United States.
Publish Date: 2009-03-03 - Updated: 2019-11-13

Distance Learning Education Information
Is distance learning an educational revolution as some people proclaim or is it overblown hype of another learning method.
Publish Date: 2009-02-06

Disability College Services - Information for Students with Disabilities
Major US college disability information for students with disabilities including hearing impaired schools and colleges.
Publish Date: 2008-12-14 - Updated: 2015-01-23

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