Christina A.’s Recent Stories
Education Feb 28The shrinking number of special ed teachers adds to schools’ pressures
Federal statistics show that there's not only a shortage of special education teachers, but also a "quality shortage" -- a relatively high percentage of special education teachers in a state who are not fully qualified.
Education Apr 27Students with disabilities on the rise, driven by autism
The number of students covered under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act has gone up, driven by rapid growth in such disability categories as autism.
Education Mar 17Like taxes on sugary drinks, states find creative ways to fund preschool
States are jumping on the pre-kindergarten bandwagon, finding new ways to fund early education.
Education Feb 16How a volunteer program helps parents advocate for students with disabilities
A Pennsylvania school district roiled by controversy has found a path back to trust: a volunteer effort that has supported dozens of parents of students who have disabilities.