School store teaches practical, real-world skills

05/17/2013 | Tampa Bay Newspapers (Seminole, Fla.)

Students with disabilities at a Florida school are getting real-world work experience in a student-run school store, where they use practical math skills by counting money, doing inventory and completing other clerical tasks. "It's our first step in a transition program, which is where we take our high schoolers and start switching from basic math and reading to more practical skills," educator Jennifer Tollefson said.

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