Neb. district focuses on supports for older students in special education

08/15/2011 | Omaha World-Herald (Neb.)

Nebraska's Bellevue schools are overhauling their special-education programs this year, which includes renovating an existing support center to provide students up to the age of 21 with access to job- and life-skills training in a place outside of high-school buildings. "We want them to feel that when they left high school, they left that behind them," said Matt Fenster, director of Bellevue's special education. The move will free up space at district schools, allowing more students in special education to attend neighborhood schools.

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