UA launches program to help K-12 students who are visually impaired

There’s a new push to get more help inside the classroom for students who are blind or have similar disabilities. The University of Arizona’s College of Education is launching a new program called Project COMPASSS.

The goal is to help with the teacher shortage in Arizona so those students get the support they need.

The latest report from the Department of Education shows there were less than 400,000 teachers for about 6 million students with disabilities across the country in 2017, and 7% of those teachers were not fully certified or trained to work in special education.

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