special education

noun
|Updated on: 10 Jun 2018

Definition of special education

: classes or instruction designed for students with special educational needs

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First Known Use of special education

1921

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SPECIAL EDUCATION Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of special education for English Language Learners

  • : classes for children who have special needs because of physical or learning problems


SPECIAL EDUCATION Defined for Kids

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Definition of special education for Students

: classes or instruction designed for students with special educational needs

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