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Students with Special Needs
Is Immersion Right for Students with Academic Challenges? – Fred Genesee, PhD, in The State of French Second-Language Education in Canada 2008, Canadian Parents for French, pages 12-13.
Diversity in French Immersion: Information for education professionals, consultants and specialists – Alberta Education.
Inclusion of Students with Diverse Needs in French Immersion Schools – What School Administrators Need to Know – Alberta Education.
Diversity in French Immersion Classrooms: A Quick Inclusion Guide for Teachers – Alberta Education.
Inclusive practice in French immersion – Martine Pellerin, PhD, 2009.
Opening the Doors to Official-Language Learning for Allophones – Callie Mady, PhD
State of French-Second-Language Education in Canada 2010 – see pages 5 – 9 for information on Allophones and FSL programs
Research & Reports
Ministries of Education Policies
Provincial Ministries that have policies on equitable access (review pages 10-12)
Student Transportation Grant
This grant provides school boards with funds to transport students to and from school, including the transportation of students with special needs. The Student Transportation Grant is made up of five allocations, with the total grant projected as $864.6 million in 2010-11:
Ministry Memos and Other Documentation
Funding (Ontario Ministry Memo) (Pages 7 and 8 deal with transportation)