3/31/2010

One high school's a la carte lunch cafe offers opportunities for social interaction and on-the-job training for students with special needs who work alongside their peers to run the small business. "The kids have really taken to the program -- the environment, the opportunity to interact with students, the sense of belonging and the responsibility. I see more teamwork between classmates; they are getting along better, looking after each other even," one special-education teacher said.

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