K-12 School Improvement Sites
Gina Otto

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DISABILITY ACCOMMODATIONS - http://education.findlaw.com/special-education-and-disabilities/504-accommodations-in-schools.html
According to this website, "504 accommodations" refer to simple, inexpensive changes a school must take to allow students with disabilities the change fo succeed in a classroom setting. It then continues with what constitutes a "disability" and what are "reasonable accommodatins".  Check it out.

GIFTED EDUCATION - http://www.gifted.uconn.edu/
NEAG Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development site.

HOAGIES GIFTED EDUCATION PAGE - http://www.hoagiesgifted.org/
This searchable site is devoted strictly to gifted education and is divided up for parents, teachers and kids. Topics covered include Internet investigations, counseling the gifted, curriculum, grouping and gifted children in the middle school setting.

INDOOR AIR QUALITY TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS - http://www.epa.gov/iaq/schools/tools4s2.html
The Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Tools for Schools Kit (Kit) shows schools how to carry out a practical plan of action to improve indoor air problems at little or no cost using straightforward activities and in-house staff.  Indoor Air Quality Tools for Schools is co-sponsored by the National PTA, National Education Association, Council for American Private Education, Association of School Business Officials, American Federation of Teachers, and the American Lung Association.

MIDDLE WEB - http://www.middleweb.com/
A site dedicated to exploring and discussing reform and progressive education in Middle School. Lots of parent and teacher resources.

YOUTH CHANGE - http://www.youthchg.com/
Free materials to professionals working with troubled children - all you need to do is supply your school snail mail address - practical and easy to implement immediately.  All the best answers for at risk, troubled, ADD, and truant youth.

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Last Updated October, 2022

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