Oregon district takes steps to improve special education

08/25/2010 | Sandy Post (Ore.), The

Administrators in an Oregon district say that while most students in special education did not pass state tests, their efforts to boost achievement are beginning to pay off. Math scores and graduation rates for high-school students with disabilities fell short, but students met federal benchmarks on the English portion of recent state tests. The district's efforts include a new system for close monitoring of student progress and plans for literacy training for teachers.

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