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EXPERT UPDATE: Improving Student Outcomes

EXPERT UPDATE: Improving Student Outcomes
by Zelphine Smith-Dixon, Ed.D., State Director, Special Education Services and Supports At the Georgia Department of Education, the Division for Special Education Services and Supports provides necessary infrastructure and supports for leaders, teachers and families to meet the whole-child...

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Queen Bee

Queen Bee
by Moira Bucciarelli Chanda Davis starts off shy, then she gradually opens up. Her sister and mother laugh because the Chanda they know won’t stop talking. The shy Chanda tells us quietly that she is 48 years old and has Down syndrome, that she has one brother and three sisters. She likes to...

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REAL COMMUNITIES: Welcoming Community Dialogues

REAL COMMUNITIES: Welcoming Community Dialogues
by Jennifer Bosk “Who’s missing from our table?” is the key question for the implementation and success of the Welcoming Community Dialogues that are part of the Real Communities Partnership initiative the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD) and Global Ubuntu are working on...

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