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Early identification and effective, targeted reading intervention are critical to these students’ long-term success, the analysis notes.
State boards can advocate for more young children to be screened for dyslexia and ensure that identified students receive effective interventions, as those in Massachusetts and Georgia have done.
A new NASBE analysis highlights the efforts of several states to leverage $800 million in federal funds to better address the short- and long-term needs of students experiencing homelessness.
Several states are leveraging $800 million under the American Rescue Plan’s Homeless Children and Youth Program to better address the short- and long-term needs of students experiencing homelessness.
Equitable education means overcoming challenges in identification, staff training, and funding.
State policy should confront the pervasive low expectations that the outcomes reveal.
"We have to let them show what they can do and not just tell them they can do it."
The data point up a need for services that extend beyond the school year.
Authors in this issue identify challenges in policy, debunk myths, and highlight approaches and evidence-based practices for serving students with disabilities effectively.