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School, 911 Employees on Leave After Student Wanders, Drowns - Education Week

A 14-year-old autistic boy who wandered away from his New York school and apparently drowned was marked as being in class by three school employees even though surveillance video shows him getting off the school bus and walking away from campus, authorities said last week. more Education Week: Special…
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Students With Emotional Disabilities: Facts About This Vulnerable Population - Education Week

Advocates worry students with special education needs such as “emotional disturbance” may be stigmatized in light of the intense spotlight on accused Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz's mental health history. more Education Week: Special Education
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Special Report: Teaching Vulnerable Students - Education Week

This special report examines challenges and strategies for educating some of the most vulnerable students in the nation's schools, including youths in juvenile detention facilities, immigrant students fearing deportation, homeless students with disabilities, and foster children. more Education Week: Special Education
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