District uses life-skills lessons to educate more students with disabilities

04/6/2010 | Asbury Park Press (Neptune-Asbury Park, N.J.)

A New Jersey school district is planning to educate more of its students who have special needs in the district next year to allow the students to attend school with peers and save the district an estimated $250,000 a year. A former science classroom at Berkeley Township Elementary School is being renovated, outfitted with new appliances and will be used to teach prevocational and life skills to fifth- and sixth-grade students with multiple disabilities, some of whom have been attending out-of-district schools.

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Asbury Park Press (Neptune-Asbury Park, N.J.)

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