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Putnam County R-I Schools

Special Services

End of Year Update

What a year of unknowns! However, with the unknown has come new ways to teach the material, which isn't bad. The technology we have at Putnam County R-I Schools has been such a valuable asset. We have seen so much . . .

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Accommodations vs. Modifications

Students in special education have accommodations and modifications included in their IEPs. While the two words sound very similar, they mean two different things.  Accommodations help special education students . . .

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Qualifying for Special Education

To qualify for special education services, a child must: have a documented disability under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and have educational needs that are not able to be met in the general education . . .

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What is FAPE?

What is FAPE? The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act guarantees a student with a disability the right to a free and appropriate public education.  The right to a free and . . .

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Vocational Rehabilitation Program (VR)

The Putnam County R-I Special Education Department’s Work/Career Study Program is designed to help eligible students explore a career or job interest in a hands-on manner. Through employment or career experience, . . .

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Special Services Plans

  The start of the school year brings excitement and anticipation of things to come. Students and teachers alike have the opportunity to start fresh. One of the roles or our Special Services Team at Putnam County is to . . .

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Special Education & Resource

Mrs. Monica Casady, is the Director of Special Services at PCR-I Schools. She can be reached at 660-947-3361 ext 382. All of our principals play an active role in equipping our teachers, paraprofessionals, and staff to make sure . . .

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"Alphabet Soup"

Why do media outlets give special reporting on a newly-elected president’s first 100 days in office? This precedent began with President Franklin D. Roosevelt. During his first 100 days in office, FDR called an emergency . . .

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