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Equity Focused Leaders in Transition and Inclusion Join the Thompson Policy Institute on Disability (TPI) TPI Expands Technical Assistance and Research with the Addition of Three New Team Members

December 21, 2022 by | Education

Thompson Policy Institute on Disability (TPI) has grown with the addition of three new team members. The latest additions to the team reflect TPI’s commitment to creating cutting-edge practices to increase inclusion in schools and communities for those who have often been underserved, including youth and adults with disabilities, those who are Black, Latinx, LGBTQIA+,

Thompson Policy Institute on Disability Expands Access and Outcomes for Students with Disabilities in Secondary Schools Two New Schools Join the Strategic Practices for the Advancement of Inclusive Schooling (SPAIS) Grant

November 7, 2022 by | Education

Farb Middle School, San Diego Unified School District, and Savanna High School, Anaheim Union High School District, join six middle schools in the Poway Unified School District to participate in the Strategic Practices for the Advancement of Inclusive Schooling (SPAIS) grant.These eight schools will work toward fulfilling the mission of SPAIS to increase access and

Scholarship opportunities for students with disabilities

July 19, 2016 by | Education

  Figuring out your financial situation for school can be a scary time for everyone, but there are scholarship opportunities and resources out there to help remove some of the financial barriers that come with pursuing post-secondary education. There are also an assortment of scholarships, programs, and online resources dedicated entirely to assisting students with disabilities

California schools stumble implementing new mental health programs

February 17, 2016 by | Uncategorized

The California state government spent  $426 million on mental health in special education programs in 2014-2015. These programs provide the resources, counseling and medical services that occur for students with mental illness at school and in the greater community. A recent passing of legislation has left school districts responsible for providing these much needed services.

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