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When Education Gets in the Way of Learning

A successful education taps into the student’s innate desire to understand this world and to make it a better place through honest work.

When Ashley Lamb-Sinclair was a 17-year-old student in high school she underwent a painful but formative experience. Her art teacher instructed the class to make a life-like bust of a human face. As Sinclair was sculpting, she pulled out the ears and noticed that the bust resembled Yoda. Inspired, she continued with that theme and…
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Parental Engagement with Kids with an IEP

Learn about the importance of parental engagement with your child's IEP.

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), originally passed in 1975, gives a legal right to all children to receive a “free and appropriate public education in the least restrictive environment required to meet their needs.” As part of this law, parents and families are allowed to be involved in the creation of an Individualized…
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