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Education News Archive - April 20, 2007

By Whitbread, Kathleen M; Bruder, Mary Beth; Fleming, Gina; Park, Hay Jin Mrs. Harrison sat at her daughter Ivy's annual individualized education program (IEP) planning meeting and struggled to focus on the speech therapist while he discussed his report.

By Matuszny, Rose M; Banda, Devender R; Coleman, Thalia J It is May, the time of year when the majority of individualized education program (IEP) meetings are held at the local elementary school. Two special education teachers meet in the hallway after the students have gone home.

By Patel, Pooja; Laud, Leslie Is it possible to i

By Jung, Lee Ann Maisie is a 6-year-old child with developmental disabilities who attends kindergarten in a rural area. The individualized education program (IEP) team is meeting soon 10 devise her IEP (see box, "What Is the Importance of an Individualized Education Program*"].

By Harry Hitzeman Daily Herald Staff Writer For Jeanine Lamplough, there was never a question of how she was going to vote on the Geneva school district's $79.9 million building plan. "It's for the kids of the future, not just the ones now," she said.

Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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