Wash. district moves to better align special-education services

05/19/2010 | SnoValley Star (Issaquah, Wash.)

A Washington state school district is working to improve learning among students in special education, struggling students and gifted learners. The district's Intervention Program Review will be implemented over three to five years and includes initiatives to better align programs, increase focused collaboration, enhance math instruction and create a data-tracking system, all of which officials hope will lead to a more cohesive special-education department. "Special education needs to move from being a silo, a stand-alone, to being part of general education," one official said.

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