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A high school education was generally enough to get you into a good middle-class job in the 1950s. (Public domain)

Want a Job? It’s Still About Education

September 1, 2017

During the 20th century, there was nothing that could help you achieve labor market success more than a good education. Even today, education is one of the strongest predictors of whether someone is employed and how much he or she is paid.

Yet, the rules have changed.


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Special Education Program Receives $1.3M Leadership Grant

August 31, 2017

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded $1.3 million in funding through its Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) to the Neag School’s special education program for a project that will fully fund five doctoral students in the areas of literacy, positive behavioral supports, and transition, with four-year competitive fellowships for each student.







Blind man reading a braille book (Credit: XiXinXing via Shutterstock)

Helping Your Student With Disabilities Prepare for the Future

July 26, 2017

Summer is a busy time for high school juniors. They’re getting ready to say goodbye to school as they know it and they’re researching colleges, visiting campuses and trying to figure out what college fits their needs.

Planning is an important part of this process, but for parents and guardians of students with disabilities, this is especially true.