Currently, 14% of the nation’s school-going population receives special education under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). IDEA provides free and appropriate services to prepare students for matriculation into a postsecondary institution, employment, or independent living.
The definition of “village” has surely changed. But good schools still operate under the same ideals, acting as active members of their communities that provide students and their families with the local and federal programs they may have never known about.
Schools all over the country have closed their doors as a precautionary measure against coronavirus. Institutions once brimming with laughter and mindless chatter now stand empty, silent.
Coronavirus has been the catalyst for many changes within the United States. Can schools use these trying times to modernize the education system and prepare for other crises?
The Myers-Briggs Company has announced the release of an open-access offering for their VitaNavis® platform, a rapid, mobile tool for student self-discovery and exploration.
The influence of parental involvement cannot be argued. There is significant research that supports the notion that parental involvement helps students succeed.