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The Urban Collaborative

The Urban Collaborative

The Urban Collaborative is a national network of more than 100 school districts. These leaders are committed to increasing effective and inclusive special education services. They are also focused on decreasing the disproportionality of culturally and linguistically diverse student populations in classification rates, separate educational environments and disciplinary actions. Members of our professional learning community learn from and support each other to achieve these goals.





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Become a member

Join more than 100 school districts across the United States committed to improving outcomes for students with disabilities

Educators in our member school districts get exclusive access to resources, events and a network of leaders and practitioners. Enhance your professional network and learn from national experts in the field of equitable and inclusive special education.

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The Urban Collaborative Fall 2024 Member Meeting

November 14th-16th

Brooklyn, New York at the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge

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CollabTalks will return in August!

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View our library of resources, along with our monthly webinars and podcast to support the work of anyone committed to creating equitable and inclusive education practices.

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