In The DC Line this week: Three intentional steps to live up to our promise to DC’s students with disabilities

Author: Julie Camerata

This week, The DC Line published an op-ed I penned on the highest leverage actions schools can take to make a difference for students with disabilities.

“Just 10% of DC students with disabilities perform at grade level in English and only 8% do so in math, according to the 2023 statewide assessment results.” This deserves to be treated as the crisis it is. We have no time to waste.

“The good news is that DC doesn’t need to revolutionize how to teach students with disabilities in order to improve the situation. DC just needs to do what research and experience tell us works. At the DC Special Education Cooperative, our team has identified three practices that will have an outsized impact on student outcomes.”

Read the full piece online.

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