SWIFT Talk Blog

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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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Families, Communities, and Schools—A Mutual Partnership

Equipping every school to provide equity-based inclusive education ensures access for both students and their communities.

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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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SWIFT Implementation Gains: Supporting Teachers First

Administrative Leadership gives teachers the opportunity to share their expertise and contribute to meaningful decisions.

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SWIFT Talk Submission Guidelines

Do you like to write and have a story to share about equity-based inclusive education? SWIFT welcomes submissions that advance the practice of equity, excellence, and All Means All.

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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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SWIFT Implementation Begins with Teams

What makes an effective and efficient team where all members want to be there, contribute ideas, respect differences, and work together to accomplish a common goal? Structures for participation!

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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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