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SIU junior special education students Jillian Hulcher, of Springfield, Illinois, and Angie Hargrave, from Anna, Illinois, have gained valuable experience and enhanced their learning as they’ve worked on the Behavior Assessment Training (BAT) Program. Photo by Russell Bailey

SIU’s $5.8M special ed project aims to help keep students with disabilities in Illinois schools

A Southern Illinois University Carbondale team has launched a 2-year project to help educators around the state find effective ways to help students with disabilities and behavioral concerns stay in school rather than face disciplinary action such as suspension or expulsion, thanks to a $5.841 million Special Education Behavior Assessment Training (BAT) Project contract with the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE).

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SIU Carbondale inks agreement to improve access for IECC students

Southern Illinois University Carbondale strengthened its commitment to students in eastern Illinois on March 13 with an agreement to bring the expertise of a doctoral research university to qualified community college students by providing the option to earn their bachelor’s degrees remotely and at a lower cost in 10 academic programs.

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