Posts Tagged ‘Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind’

Schools for the Deaf and Blind name chief

By Lisa Schencker © The Salt Lake Tribune — The Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind (USDB) has a new leader. The Utah State Board of Education on Friday named Steven W. Noyce as USDB superintendent…. READ STORY

State excuses blind school’s failings

By Kirsten Stewart © The Salt Lake Tribune, UT — Incomplete student evaluations, untrained teachers and poor braille translations of textbooks and test booklets are among failings cited in a state probe of Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind. But these problems don’t constitute a violation of state and federal laws guaranteeing visually impaired children a “free, appropriate education,” say the report’s authors…. READ STORY