Monthly Archives: May 2013

Developing College and Career Readiness through Individualized Learning Plans

The following blog entry was originally posted on the official blog of the College and Career Readiness and Success Center (CCRS Center) at the American Institutes for Research College and career exploration and planning play a critical role in preparing students for … Continue reading

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Join the Conversation to Make Change Happen

The following blog entry is a cross-post from Work in Progress, the official blog of the U.S. Department of Labor. The blog is written by Kathy Martinez, the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy. The Department of Labor in collaboration with the … Continue reading

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Is Your School Leading the Way in College and Career Preparation?

What is an individualized learning plan or ILP? Depending on where you live, it could be a called a Next Step Plan, an Individual Graduation Plan, a High School and Beyond Plan, or another name. So what is it and … Continue reading

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The Intersection of Foster Care and Mental Health

The following blog entry is a cross-post from Disability.Blog, the official blog of Disability.gov. The blog is written by Stephanie Orlando, Member, National Council on Disability (NCD), with the assistance of Robyn Powell, NCD’s Attorney Advisor.   May is recognized as both National Foster Care Awareness … Continue reading

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