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PCG_UDL_Whitepaper.pdf PDF

The Common Core State Standards CCSS for ELA Literacy make explicit the knowledge and skills that students need to be college and career ready as readers writers researchers presenters and thinkers The challenge for teachers and administrators is how to support all students to work toward and meet m...

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EDU_Data Driven District_Practical Ideas_White_Paper.pdf PDF

The current age of greater accountability in schools has challenged educators to seek effective ways to incorporate data into their decision making processes from the central office to the classroom However this is not just a matter of collecting more data For data to inform decisions about policy p...

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EDU_District_Data_Teams_White_Paper.pdf PDF

It can be challenging to change the culture of a school or district from one that bases decisions on tradition or instinct to one that makes decisions based on data However to substantially improve student outcomes it is critical that schools and districts develop a culture in which data are used at...

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EDU_OFCL_White_Paper (Impact of ADAAA) final 2-24-17.pdf PDF

What School and District Leaders Need to Know About Eligibility Requirements By Sue Gamm Esq and Jennifer Meller Ed D February 2017 The Impact of the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act on Section 504 The Impact of the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act on Section 504 Public C...

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EDU_Progress-Monitoring-with-Data-Collection-of-IEP-Annual-Goals.pdf PDF

Closing the Achievement Gap of Students with Disabilities One Student at a Time By Will J Gordillo and Anne Miller February 2017 The purpose of this white paper is to provide special educators and leaders information on why progress monitoring with data collection of Individualized Education Program...

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EDU_Using_Data_from_Special_Ed_Mgt_White_Paper_2013_fs.pdf PDF

Special education data management systems are used by school districts to support mandated documentation and reporting requirements However the data generated by these systems can also be used as a powerful tool for districtwide improvement Since districts have invested heavily in this technology it...

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Recently proposed JOBS Act could signal coming TANF reforms

Momentum has been building for several years to reform the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program, and many consider the recently proposed Jobs and Opportunity with Benefits and Services for Success (JOBS) Act to be an indicator of coming reforms. The House Ways and Means committee r...

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Section 1332 State Innovation Waiver – Recent developments and the newly-released checklist

In follow-up to its letter to Governors regarding the Section 1332 Waiver opportunity, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Department of Treasury released a Section 1332 checklist on May 16 designed to help states pursue ACA State Innovation Waivers. Section 1332 of the ACA ...

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Developments in Section 1332 State Innovation Waivers

Progress has continued on state efforts to secure Section 1332 State Innovation Waivers. Oregon submitted a waiver application at the end of August, seeking support for a state-based reinsurance program, and that application has since been determined complete. Iowa submitted two recent updates to it...

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The latest news from D.C.

Following the failure in the Senate to pass various legislative proposals – the Better Care Reconciliation Act (the Senate version of repeal and replace), the straight repeal option , or the “skinny repeal” bill – last week, Senate leadership has continued to say that they are moving on to other age...

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