As with other areas of public education, when it comes to special education there are big disparities between districts. How do we make sure all students and families receive equitable special education services? That was the topic of a panel discussion at a recent Special Education in Connecticut Summit sponsored by the UConn Neag School of Education and the Klebanoff Institute.
Special education professionals and parents gathered at the University of Connecticut’s School of Law on Friday, to talk about changes that may follow a landmark court case decided last September. One of those changes has to do with perceptions of children with severe disabilities.
In the wake of this past fall’s landmark Connecticut Coalition for Justice in Education Funding v. Rell court ruling, UConn’s Neag School of Education brought together individuals from across the state of Connecticut for a daylong summit dedicated to exploring special education issues.
United States education policy intersected with graduate research Friday morning at the 7th annual graduate research symposium of the University of Connecticut’s Center for Behavioral Education and Research (CBER).
The Neag School of Education and the UConn Law School hosted a Special Education Summit on May 12, 2017. The event was sponsored by the Klebanoff Institute.
The principal of East Granby High School has been named to head Avon High School, Superintendent of Schools Gary Mala said this week. David Peling was appointed principal of the high school by the board of education when it met this week. Peling will start July 1.
Joining the UConn rowing program as a sophomore was admittedly intimidating for Katie Ullinger, a transfer from the University of Rhode Island where she was a swimmer in her freshman year. Three years later in her senior campaign, she has racked up a few rowing accolades and a lifetime of memories since becoming a Husky.
In the bowels of Gampel Pavilion, down a hallway plastered with smiling NBA draft picks, Jim Penders’ corner office sits as a shrine to UConn baseball’s rich yet relatively recent history as a star-making program in its own right.
The following excerpt — which features Neag School Class of 2017 music education major Jamie Wisset — originally appeared on UConn Today as part of a larger piece on Commencement 2017.