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Visit this page often for weekly blog posts that we think you’ll find interesting and helpful.

Topics may range from “Connecting a care team to effectively implement an individualized education plan” to “Elder-specific issues in care coordination.” We think unlocking potential and enhancing care outcomes includes keeping everyone informed of new and better ways to organize and coordinate care in patient-centric ways…

How To Help Parents Who Have Misconceptions About Special Education

Ask a group of non-education people to tell you the first thing that comes to mind when you say the words, “Special Education,” and you will likely have a wide range of answers. Some will harken back to the days of special resource rooms from...

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Why A Great Leader Is So Important In Public Schools

Hundreds of books have been written on the subject of leadership. Most would agree, generally speaking, that things run better when a solid leader is at the helm. Teachers always feel better about their work when they have an amazing principal...

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3 Things That Will Improve On The Co-Teaching Model

In the inclusive environment employed by many school districts to include special education students in the same classroom, co-teaching is gaining popularity. A distressing amount of school districts are feeling the strain of the ever-growing...

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How To Prove Personalized Learning Is Working For Your Students

The new darling of education is personalized learning. There is a lot of crowded conversation around it, mainly because it is a broad term and education is still getting their head around what a successful use case looks like. Likening...

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Are The "Good Kids" The New Students At Risk?

We are usually pointing to our students who excel behaviorally and academically as the beacons of hope in our school districts. It’s easy to do. Are they not proof that what we do to mold and shape these young minds in our educational care is...

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Why We Need Trauma Informed Schools And The Challenges They Will Bring

The subject of student mental health overflows on Twitter, educational for leadership conferences. It doesn’t seem that this trend will be dying out any time soon. More and more, we are reminded that our students have stressors that influence...

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How To Connect The Dots For Better Student Mental Health

Schools have found themselves in a particularly difficult situation these days. Student’s mental health issues are reaching a fever pitch, leaving school administrators grappling with how to put a system in place for adequately dealing with it....

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Should We Be Monitoring Student Mental Health Instead Of Educational Achievement In Schools?

The recent news of two junior high school girls plotting the demise of some of their classmates, while no less horrifying, is just one in an onslaught of stories involving children in the middle of a bonafide mental health crisis. No firmly...

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How Schools Can Build Bridges To Greater Parental Involvement In Learning

Oct 25, 2018 |

Now that the Feds are moving away from the No Child Left Behind Act towards the new ESSA guidelines, much has been speculated on its effectiveness over its preceding directives. Whether or not you favor one over the other, there is a promising...

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Why I Am A Hot Mess When It Comes To My Child's School Forms

I flew into the office of an organization that specializes in social therapy for Autistic children to sign my daughter up for their summer camp program. I was a little winded from the walk from my car to the receptionist’s window. She looked...

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