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New Inclusive Schools Week Activities

Give students a chance to sum up their best traits while reviewing adjectives with this bulletin board decoration. Instruct each child to fill out the gift pattern, decorate it, and cut it out. Then invite each child to share the adjectives with the class. Display the completed gifts on a bulletin board. Start of each… Read More

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High School Bands Become Champions for Kids with Disabilities

By Tina Calabro As fall turns to winter, high school football fields are suddenly without their determined athletes and rousing marching bands. The autumn rituals haven't changed much over the years, but in one important way they have. More students with disabilities are making their way in the mainstream of high school life, and many… Read More

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LCPS Celebrates Inclusive Schools Week

Enjoy this Animoto video featuring photos from Loundon County Public School's 2012 ISW Celebration.  LCPS 2012 ISW Celebration Animoto video Read more about their celebration plans: Loundon County ISW 2012 Plans… Read More

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Roberto Clemente Charter School Celebrates ISW

Alyssa Postman wrote from UNO Roberto Clemente Charter Elementary School in Chicago, Illinois. "We celebrated Inclusive Schools Week by holding 2 professional development sessions for our staff on accommodating & modifying instruction as well as supporting learners with social-emotional needs. Teachers also presented the "Get Into It" lesson plans from Special Olympics in their classrooms. We… Read More

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DC Public Schools 2014 Celebration Plans

D.C. Public Schools is celebrating ISW in a BIG Way this year! Read more about their Celebration plans here! The Inclusive Programming Division will be hosting Inclusive Schools Week on December 1-4. Mark your calendars! We have four exciting events, one on each day after school, at schools around the District. Our aim is to celebrate all DCPS… Read More

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Atlanta Public Schools Celebrates ISW

Atlanta Public Schools Hosting Inclusive Schools Week Events by Staff Reports November 26, 2014 03:42 PM Atlanta Public Schools will join school districts and communities around the world in celebrating the 14th annual Inclusive Schools Week Monday through Dec. 5, with events and activities in classrooms, schools and communities to raise awareness of educational practices that… Read More

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ISW Celebration in Uganda

We were so excited to hear that Inclusive Schools Week 2014 was celebrated in Uganda! Center Director of the Tororo Christian Center Education Campus, Gabriel Odoi Owor, contacted us to share details of their ISW celebration. Their mission is “Making Schools Inclusive.”  Here are some pictures and highlights of their celebration… Read More

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SFUSD’S 2014 ISW Celebration

San Francisco Unified Schools held an impressive celebration for 2014 Inclusive Schools Week. Here are a few highlights below! Superintendent Richard Carranza speaks about inclusion from the podium.   L to R: Deborah Peralta, CAC member and parent at Sunset Elementary, Dr. Elizabeth Blanco, Assistant Superintendent of Special Education Services,  and  stand in front of the… Read More

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Michigan State Board Passes an ISW Resolution

In celebration of Inclusive Schools Week, the Michigan State Board of Education passed an ISW Resolution. Inclusive Schools are envisioned in the State Board's framework for policy development: Universal Education:Vision and Principles… Read More

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Several Events Planned to Celebrate ISW in the District of Columbia

The Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) and its planning partners have coordinated a week-long series of city-wide events and trainings in celebration of Inclusive Schools Week.  Please join us in our efforts to raise awareness about the importance of inclusion and the great work our city is doing to ensure that inclusion… Read More