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December 27, 2013 at 12:11 PM

Daily round-up: Tacoma weighs changes to special-needs program, nutritional report cards detail food choices

Coming to a report card near you: nutritional stats (The Atlantic): Want to know whether your student really eats his veggies and drinks his milk in the cafeteria? A recent pilot program from Cornell University sent parents weekly emails with a breakdown of their kids lunchtime selections.

Tacoma Public Schools seeks parent input in special needs program (The News Tribune): Education officials in Tacoma are working to implement a set of 18 recommendations from the Urban Special Education Leadership Cooperative. One of the expected changes: switching to an “inclusion model” that would place more special needs students in mainstream classrooms.

Kentucky considers taking truancy out of the courtroom (Education Week): The Bluegrass State is one of several weighing changes to its juvenile justice systems.

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