Virginia Autism Advisory Council talks education, employment

RICHMOND, Va. (WAVY) — On Tuesday, the Virginia Autism Advisory Council met at the State Capitol. The group is tasked with identifying resources, policies and services to address the needs of Virginians with autism spectrum disorders. During the meeting, the council heard a presentation from John Paul Cimino, director of public policy for the Virginia …

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Muscogee County School District special-education director resigns

The Muscogee County School District’s special-education director has resigned. Mary Lewis emailed the following statement to some parents and advocates of special-education students Tuesday: “I am reaching out to notify you that I have requested to leave the position of Executive Director for the Program for Exceptional Students in the next few weeks or so. …

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PCC's Continuing Education courses offer new skills, new opportunities

Sandy Wall SandyWallNBSJ Pamlico Community College’s Continuing Education division can help you learn the valuable skills you need for a great new career or to move up at your current job. These low-cost, short-term courses are ideal for men and women who need additional training or who want to explore their career options. “It …

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California standardized test scores delayed by error in special education students' scores

On Tuesday, California Department of Education spokesman Bill Ainsworth said staffers had conducted a routine check on the analysis of test results and found that about 25,000 special education students’ scores had been sorted into the wrong districts — not the ones in which they had taken the test.  The scores in question, he pointed …

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