It’s Teacher Appreciation Week! Don’t forget to celebrate the educators who go above and beyond to connect with students and make a positive impact in their lives. I know that there are a few special ones that I’ll be thanking this week. How about you? Any great stories you’d like to share?
CSUN Launches 2-Year Program for People with Intellectual DisabilitiesAugust 22, 2018
Yay, Cal State Northridge! We found other similar programs at College of Adaptive Arts in San Jose, University of Iowa (REACH), Clemson (LIFE), and Mississippi State (ACCESS). Please comment below if you’ve heard of others. https://csunshinetoday.csun.edu/university-news/csun-launches-2-year-program-for-people-with-intellectual-disabilities/?fbclid=IwAR2uQ66Dex77-VedLMWGfpKRqaenVdwIWUoO3vJAmuq3AIdXfeJUrVBk-8k
California lawmakers vote to delay school start times to allow students to get more sleepSeptember 2, 2018
Looks like Ca lawmakers are starting to take note of the research on sleep and adolescent biorhythms. If signed by Governor Brown next week, this law would go into effect by 2021. https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/404708-california-lawmakers-vote-to-delay-school-start-times-to-allow-students
Rice University to offer free tuition to low-income and middle-income undergraduate studentsSeptember 22, 2018
US students seeking an undergraduate degree at Rice University with family incomes under $130,000 won’t pay tuition. Those with family incomes below $65,000 will also receive aid to cover fees and housing. https://www.cnn.com/2018/09/18/health/rice-university-financial-aid-trnd/index.html?utm_content=2018-09-22T15%3A00%3A58&utm_term=link&utm_source=fbAC&utm_medium=social&fbclid=IwAR0lHYMLda9wZHkecpofkIywm_A4w2V9CmztJbThiCgvbFqWi3U9TIIZWeE