Monday Roundup: UC Hiring Lawsuit, D.C. Charter Schools, And “Read-Aloud” Testing in Kentucy

As someone with two UC degrees, I was not pleased to read about a lawsuit currently brewing involving a disabled student barred from certain campus jobs.   That story and two others worth looking at:

From The Daily Nexus- Student Sues UC Over Employment Policy; Via The UCSD Guardian- UC Regents Hit with Disability Lawsuit

Two reports on a law suit filed against the UC Regents by a student who was blocked from applying for certain campus jobs due to his registration with the campus’ disabled students program.  

From the Washington Post- D.C. Charter Schools Under Scrutiny for Lack of Special Ed Students

Bill Turque reports on a charter school in Northern Virginia that is under investigation for failing to enroll any special education students in the past three years. 

From Education Week- Kentucky Eliminates ‘Read-Aloud’ Assistance on State, National Exams

On Special Education reporter Nirvi Shaw discusses Kentucky’s recent decision to ban the read-aloud accommodation for all students taking reading comprehension tests. 

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One Response to Monday Roundup: UC Hiring Lawsuit, D.C. Charter Schools, And “Read-Aloud” Testing in Kentucy

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