Unit 4 is working hard to help disabled students get a good education. Administrators say they're concerned about achievement for kids with disabilities compared to kids without. They also invest in students' social and emotional abilities.
Elizabeth deGruy is in charge of the Special Education Program. She says small groups are key to helping kids with disabilities achieve success. deGruy says it's not a matter of limited resources, but developing programs with a clear goal in mind.
Another goal is closing the gap between kids with and without disabilities. About 1,300 students with disabilities receive instruction and related-services in Champaign schools.
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