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Rebecca Klein

Rebecca Klein is the editor of education news for The Huffington Post.

Recent Stories

Marjorie Guldan has been advocating for years for her daughter Rebecca, 14, who has an intellectual disability, to receive a more challenging education than the one she gets in her school system.

For students with disabilities, quality of education can depend on zip code

The law says these students deserve to learn. In some districts, parents say that's not happening.

Julie and Matthew high-five during a home-school lesson.

These students are finishing high school, but their degrees don’t help them go to college

For students with disabilities, completing high school does not always lead to greater opportunity.

A path out of trouble

How one state supports its teenagers while a neighboring state punishes them

Protecting Or policing?

School-based police officers are paid to protect our kids. But sometimes they do more harm than good

Obama administration tries to smooth path back to school for jailed students

“It comes down to what the president has said many times before: Simply, some people make mistakes.”

School police have used electroshock weapons on at least 4 kids since August

They’ve used Tasers in at least 84 other incidents since 2011

Obama administration to schools: Stop using police to enforce rules

School-based police officers should mentor and support students, not push them into prison

Set to stun

Children are being Tasered by school-based police officers. No one knows how often it’s happening or what impact it’s having on students