How teacher coaching boosts special education achievement

The special education department in Atlanta’s Fulton County Schools had focused heavily on compliance and legal requirements, perhaps to the detriment of instruction and special education professional development, leaders there say. In a shift to improve special needs students’ academic performance, the district recently hired 22 instructional coaches to provide special education PD, says Blake McGaha, executive director of Services for Exceptional Children.  READ MORE

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