Teacher Mini-grants Produce Big Benefits

Teacher Mini-grants Produce Big Benefits

I was a school principal for many years at Northview High School of the Special School District (SSD). During this time, I became very familiar with the Special Education Foundation (SEF). SEF is a nonprofit organization that provides funds to further support students with special education needs through its Dana…

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Project Hug

Project Hug

Do you need a fun and worthwhile summer project? Friends of Special Education Foundation and Special School District employees are creating weighted blankets for children with autism. Some people with autism find comfort and security with the use of these blankets. Blankets are made to certain specifications. They should weigh about…

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Race for Kids

Race for Kids

Barb, left, with her sister, Maureen Neukirch, when they ran a 5K in March 2015. It was a virtual 5K at the same time as the Michigan Cystic Fibrosis Foundation run. Barb Nash is a remarkable and caring person. She is running her first marathon in Iceland on August…

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School Is Out

School Is Out

School is out, the work is done; Pupils anticipate a summer of fun. Grades, reports, assessments in; Teachers checking out, patience running thin. Requirements, district compliance, common core for the state; Plan, set boundaries, noble intentions — out of the gate. Make a difference,…

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