Five families in the Northside Independent School District, Texas' fourth largest school district, filed a class action lawsuit against the district. In the petition they are alleging several counts of disability discrimination against deaf and hard-of-hearing students stating that the school district is not providing adequate education for the deaf and hard-of-hearing students.
Lubbock-area deaf and hard-of-hearing students in grades six through 12 met at Texas Tech University to learn about coding drones on Saturday. The Discovery Retreat was hosted by the Educational Resource Center on Deafness and the Virginia Murray Sowell Center for Research and Education in Sensory Disabilities. Read more about the retreat featured on KCBD!
For more information visit http://texasdeafed.org/deaftecmathconf
Conference opportunity for K-12 teachers, teaching assistants, interpreters and other professionals who work in mainstream settings.
SAVE THE DATE: July 31 – August 1, 2020
Rochester Institute of Technology/National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester, New York
Visit ntid.rit.edu/ntidweb/conference/ for more information.
On Feb. 19, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services Assistant Secretary Johnny Collett visited Texas School for the Deaf to learn more about their education services for students birth through 21 years who are deaf or hard of hearing. He visited the toddler center, elementary school, middle and high school #STEM programs, career and technical education initiatives, and more. The highlight of his time was the direct interactions with the students and teachers at the school. Check out the video of his visit.