Special education is a lifelong vocation for MLK MS teacher

Special education is something very close to Ms. Jennifer Ponton. The Martin Luther King Middle School teacher has been doing it for the past 26 years, bringing her experience in the matter from many places outside of Beaumont, Texas. Ms. Ponton has lived the necessities of special education students herself. Her brother and two sons…


Locke Students Shine at First Unified Sports Track Meet

Special Education

On an early Thursday morning, student athletes from Alain LeRoy Locke College Preparatory Academy’s Unified Sports Track and Field team, boarded their bus anxious, but eager to compete as a team for the first time. Unified Sports is an inclusive sports program where student athletes with and without disabilities play and compete together.


Special Education is an Equity Issue and it Requires Investment

By Bree Dusseault Last month, The Seattle Times asked whether charter schools in Washington truly serve students with special needs. Data showed that the answer was a resounding “yes” — a reflection of both the state’s well-designed charter school law working in practice, and charter school operators’ commitment to accepting and assisting students from all backgrounds…


How We Serve All Students Is a Question of Our Values

College Persistence

We aim to prepare all students for college, leadership, and life — including students who need additional support. Our School Leaders, Special Education Program Administrators, School psychologist, Special Education Assistants, DIS Service Providers, Office Staff, Clinical Supervisors, and Curriculum Directors all work together to ensure that each of our students have access to the resources he or she needs.