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FAQ: Special Education

FAQ: Special Education What is the responsibility of the teacher regarding modification? The standard classroom teacher is expected to modify methods, materials, and pacing so that students with special needs can benefit from instruction in the well-balanced curriculum within a standard classroom. What do the rules say about help for the classroom teacher? State board …

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FAQ: Medicare

FAQ: Medicare When should you sign up for Medicare? If you are already drawing Social Security when you reach the age of 65, you will automatically be signed up for Medicare and receive a welcome packet around your 65th birthday. If you are retired and not drawing Social Security when you reach 65, your initial …

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FAQ: Social Security

FAQ: Social Security What is the average check distributed by SS, and what is the maximum that can be drawn at full retirement age? The average check is $1500/ month, and the maximum in 2016 was $2600/ month for someone retiring at full retirement age. Typically, how much of your needs during retirement does social …

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FAQ: TRS and Retirement

FAQ: TRS and Retirement Is it true that I will get a check from TRS and the school district for June, July, and August? Yes!! The checks from the district come from money withheld from your pay so that you can be paid in the summer months. You have already earned the money.  TRS checks do …

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Working With Parents

Working with Parents It happens every day. Something goes wrong at school. A student goes home and tells his parents. The parents call their favorite school board member. The school board member calls the superintendent. The superintendent calls the principal. At last, someone tells the teacher. Now the teacher must look for help. Too many …

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