Education

Text reads: 5 ways to build back more inclusive.
After disruptive but necessary closings, Special Olympics is committed to supporting schools to return with more connection and community.
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On the left text reads: IYL Training: Exploring Leadership | Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools logo. On the right: Three young adults standing in front of lockers.
This 2020-2021 school year, Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools® will be hosting four Digital Summits on Inclusive Youth Leadership. To earn your ticket, read the below.
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Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools® Expand Across Romania
This year, Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools® programme was the recipient of an exceptionally generous gift from His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces.
Young adults and athletes playing parachute in a gymnasium.
Building on the success of Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools® (UCS) and reinforcing the legacy of Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces, has generously committed US$25 million to bring inclusive education to six countries—Argentina, Egypt, India, Pakistan, Romania and Rwanda.
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Shot put athlete shot putting on the field.
Special Olympics Chief Health Officer Dr. Alicia Bazzano and Chief of Sport and Competition Lou Lauria were guests on Sports Byline USA’s internet radio show “Titillating Sports,” hosted by Rick Tittle.
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Students carry the Unified Champion School Banner at Papillion A Vista South High School
How Students With and Without Intellectual Disabilities Can Thrive in a Socially Inclusive Learning Environment
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Teacher Jennifer Paolantonio with Chairman Tim Shriver at SXSW EDU 2019
Whether from school or from home, the teachers of Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools® ensure that meaningful opportunities are present for students of all abilities in and out of the classroom.
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Teacher Appreciation Day
Whether from school or from home, the teachers of Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools® ensure that meaningful opportunities are present for students of all abilities in and out of the classroom.
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A large group of students sitting on bleachers.
Hasbro and Special Olympics Partner for Unified Schools Programming
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Tim Shriver sits next to female student at a high school assembly.
Timothy Shriver and Roger P. Weissberg defend Social and Emotional Learning in an article published by the education journal Phi Delta Kappan.
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