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Concerns Over Active Shooter Drills in Schools

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Gone are the days when we simply had fire drills in school. It was fairly simple to practice walking quickly and quietly out of a building that may be on fire. Now we need to go above and beyond this, just in case a horrific event takes places within our schools. School shootings, community violence, and more are a reality which has shifted what preparedness looks like within schools.

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Building a Special Education Community

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Having a child with special needs can be extremely stressful for most parents. Once you enter the world of education, it can be even harder for many to understand the system. Special education departments need to work with other therapists and providers in schools to build a community. This would include all of them and the families to strive for open and clear communication. When this happens, everyone who is part of the team will work better together to help the individual student.

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Best Cities for Special Education Teachers

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Special education is a vital part of the American schools’ system, ensuring children in locations around the country receive education tailored to their specific requirements. Special Education Teachers are one of the most important cogs in that machine, but where in the country offers the best opportunities for these hard-working professionals?

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Putting More Counselors in Schools

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It is no secret that counselors in schools have a large number of students under their care. In addition to working with these students, they have paperwork and a variety of other mandatory work. The problem in recent years is that there simply are not enough counselors to care for the day to day needs of students. Kids and teens in middle and high school are in more need of help.

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Helping Students with School Anxiety

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Changes are hard for kids of all ages. After summer break, many of them may have a difficult time transitioning back into a school routine. An increasing number of students exhibit school anxiety. When this happens they may display behaviors, get physically sick, or be unable to work within a classroom setting. Studies show that approximately ten percent of children have been diagnosed with anxiety, but more may not know it.

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