PA Awarded $6.5 Million Grant to Help Students with Disabilities Learn
HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Education has been awarded a $6.5 million federal grant to provide professional development for educators who provide special education services to students with disabilities.
"Ensuring that educators who work with children with disabilities have the resources and training necessary to focus on the needs of their students is of the utmost importance," Secretary of Education Ron Tomalis said. "I am pleased Pennsylvania has received this funding, which will ultimately benefit students across the state."
The five-year program provides funding to states to enhance professional development for special education personnel.
Pennsylvania educators and school leaders will receive intensive and ongoing training to establish goals, provide effective instruction and ensure that all Pennsylvania students graduate from high school with the skills to be successful.
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