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State Spotlight April 2017 - Vermont

Oak Grove Elementary School exemplifies a community working smartly and diligently to serve all children.

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Embrace Learner Variability

When we shift our focus from what is similar about learners to their variability, the payoff is great.

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Uber Interesting – Making My Driver’s Story Obsolete

I was lacking so much learning that it has affected my whole life. Still does now. It’s like I’ll never catch up.

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Lessons Learned in Maryland: Looking Back and Going Forward

From the school administrative staff to the custodians, from teachers to paraprofessionals, every adult is involved in every child’s learning.

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Scaling Up in the Granite State: New Hampshire Focuses on Family and Community Engagement

From eight original SWIFT schools to more than 20 working to implement SWIFT Domains and Features, New Hampshire is proudly promoting and implementing All Means All.

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Transitioning to an Inclusive Setting: Five strategies for districts, schools, and families

For his first five years in public education, Simon attended a self-contained classroom in the school across town with other students who were labeled with “intellectual disabilities.” Every school day, a bus des

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“Emily, you forgot to tell her I have special needs.”

Why can’t our children with disabilities have the same social AND academic opportunities as everyone else? Why can’t Katie?

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SEA Blueprint Now Available on SWIFT Shelf

The "Blueprint" provides an overview of technical assistance practices and collaborative learning structures that support system-wide implementation, sustainability, and scale up of SWIFT Domains and Features.

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The Students Had a Lot to Say

SWIFT Center is pleased to share the University of Kansas recent blog post by our own Allyson Satter. This post was previously published in Hawk Hopes Blog: Change is a Collaborative Act.

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