Praises for Paraeducators

From the island of Kauai, Hawaii comes a story about the important role that paraeducators play in the classroom:

I help regular education teachers modify student work,” Kaneshiro said. When she is in the classroom, Kaneshiro can see a lot more of what is going on than the teacher who is busy instructing the class. Because Kaneshiro works one-on-one with students, a bond forms and students tell her things they would never tell anyone else.

Link to article: Educational assistants, unsung heroes

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