Educator: Proficiency-based learning helps students with disabilities

04/23/2012 | District Administration magazine

Oregon has been utilizing proficiency-based learning in its schools since 2002. The implementation of the approach is highlighted in one district, in which superintendent Maria Delapoer said the approach is particularly beneficial for students with disabilities and students who are learning English "because each course is divided into manageable pieces and intervention is built into the school day at all grade levels."

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