Fewer than half of K-12 PE teachers use high-quality instruction with disabled students, study finds

Jennifer E. Engen

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Fewer than half of K-12 physical educators teaching students with disabilities report using high-quality instruction practices, such as modified instructions or equipment, to fully accommodate those students, a recent study from Oregon State University shows. The majority of teachers surveyed were considered highly qualified, with 75% holding […]

Integrated health system will increase economic impact of R.I.’s academic medicine sector, analysis finds

Jennifer E. Engen

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — As Brown University and Rhode Island’s two largest nonprofit health care systems continue work toward an integrated academic health system, an independent analysis commissioned by Brown concludes that closer integration of health systems, physician practices and research can create significant economic and societal gains to […]