FYI - May 2011

Two-Thirds of PA Schools Expect Layoffs

Two thirds of Pennsylvania school districts plan to lay off instructional staff next school year, and more than 7 in 10 expect to cut instructional programs, according to a survey conducted by the Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials  (PASBO)…

Study: Autism Rate Is Higher than Thought

A Yale study of 55,000 South Korean children ages 7-12 has shown that 1 in 38 (2.64%) have an autism spectrum disorders (ASD), an incidence far higher than previously thought in the U.S. and elsewhere. The generally accepted U.S. incidence…