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Special Learners
OVERVIEW
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Special Learners: Overview
      The Challenging Students Are Often the Ones Most Rewarding to Serve
AT RISK
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How to Get Low-Income Kids Out of Special Ed
      The surprisingly Simple Solution: Proper Reading Instruction
LEARNING DISABILITIES
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Do Schools Cause ADHD?
      Well, We've Always Had Some Distractibility in the Student Population, But Could Schools Be Making It Worse?
Dyslexia Defined
      The Increase in Reading Dysfunction May Be Tied to the Abandonment of Proper Phonics Instruction
Dyslexia: Brain Research Provides Hope
      Brain Differences Can Be Adapted To, By Both Home and School
GENDER ISSUES
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Are Boys in Crisis?
      The Statistics Suggest So, and Schools Are Taking Note
Girls AREN'T Worse in Math?
      Great News For Busting Those Stereotypes, and Busting Open the "Gate" to Good College Majors and Careers
Building a Boy's Vocabulary
      Smart Things to Do at Home to Ensure Future Success
RACE ISSUES
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Narrowing the Racial Achievement Gap
      An All-Out Effort Is Long Overdue
INCOME ISSUES
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Teacher Attributes for Inner-City Schools
      It Takes a Special Teacher to Do a Special Job
Teach Inner-City Kids As If They Are Gifted
      The Amazing Results of North Carolina's Project Bright IDEA
ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS
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Is English Immersion Best For Immigrant Students?
      'Sink or Swim' Mainstreaming Thought to Be Better for 'English Language Learners' Than Separate Bilingual Programs
Intensive Immersion Applauded in Arizona
      Devoting Enough Time to Language Instruction to Ensure Successful Mainstreaming
OTHER SPECIAL ED
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The ABC's of Special Education
      Websites to Help a Parent's Learning Curve
GIFTED / TALENTED ED
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Gifted Minority Kids: Lost in the Shuffle?
      Research Points to Quality of Their Classmates, Home Environments as Affecting Their Growth and Progress
DISABILITY PREVENTION
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Curriculum Provides Hope for Teens Who Read Like 8-Year-Olds
      Dropout Prevention Depends on Content Delivery That Is Age-Appropriate
Remediation: Give Kids Learning Skills, Not Drugs
      Getting Smarter About Engaging Those Who Aren't So Easy to Teach
THE FUTURE
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Special Ed: The Move Away From Inclusion
      A Little Bit is Great For All Kids; Too Much Can Be Bad All Around
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