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Eleven MSU Graduate Programs Rank in the Top 15 Nationally

Tuesday, March 17, 2020
The Beaumont Tower in the spring with flowers blooming.

Michigan State University was recognized once again for having the nation’s top graduate programs in elementary and secondary education, curriculum and instruction and supply chain/logistics, according to U.S. News…

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MSU Takes a Neurodiverse Approach to Theater Education

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
A few of the Wharton Center from the seating. The seats are red and the stage is dark.

Michigan State University’s Department of Theatre has produced a first-of-its-kind play that is written specifically for an audience that is neurodiverse, which are variations in the human brain…

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The New Racial Disparity in Special Education

Tuesday, July 2, 2019
The new racial disparity in special education

Racial disparity in special education is growing, and it’s more complex than previously thought. New research from Michigan State University examined how often black and Hispanic students are…

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Online Training Helps Families Interact with Special Needs Child

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Sarah Douglas

Parents and siblings of children with limited speech who took an innovative training program created by a Michigan State University scholar significantly improved their ability to communicate with…

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Video Could Transform How Schools Serve Teens with Autism

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Child Health Day, Oct. 5, 2015 Video-based teaching helps teens with autism learn important social skills, and the method eventually could be used widely by schools with limited…

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