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Crystal Lake, IL: SPED students get new learning center; serves kids who can't be in gen ed

Dec 31, 2018, Crystal Lake (IL) Northwest Herald: District 47 to open new center for special education students https://www.nwherald.com/2018/12/29/district-47-to-open-new-center-for-special-education-students/agdhtux/ Students in the Adjusted Learning program at Bernotas Middle School soon will have an opportunity to learn and practice essential life skills, such as cooking, laundry and personal care, in the school’s new Life Skills Development Center. Funded through a $1.3 million federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act grant over the past two years, … and it is fully compliant with the Americans With Disabilities Act. The Adjusted Learning program provides individualized educational opportunities for students in grades K-8 whose needs cannot be met within a general education environment. There are eight students in the Adjusted Learning program at Bernotas (sixth to eighth grades) and 21 students in the Adjusted Learning program at Glacier Ridge Elementary School (kindergarten through fifth grade). …