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Special Education SLD Eligibility Changes

Posted on May 05, 2014

Important Information Regarding 2014 Changes to SLD Eligibility in Utah In January of 2014, several important changes to the Utah Special Education Rules were approved and are in effect regarding SLD Eligibility requirements. Although announcements for the changes were made months ago, the UPDC continues to receive inquiries asking for guidance in regards to the removal of the 93% likelihood requirement. To clarify these changes, a short paper has been drafted and is available on the Essen

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WOODCOCK JOHNSON IV UPDATE

Posted on May 05, 2014

WOODCOCK JOHNSON IV UPDATE  As part of my role at the UPDC, I have been the specialist responsible for teaching standardized assessments, and in particular the WJ III. The newest version is due to be released this June, and I have been asked many questions regarding the changes and my observations concerning possible adoption and training. To date, there has been very little specific information released regarding the newest incarnation of the Woodcock suite of assessments. I participated in

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