Almost Yesterday: Malden School System Expands Service

It seems like Almost Yesterday that the Malden, Missouri School System introduced a new era in southeast Missouri education. With the beginning of ...

October 4, 2022
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It seems like Almost Yesterday that the Malden, Missouri School System introduced a new era in southeast Missouri education. With the beginning of the 1957-1958 school year, the Malden schools, for the very first time, provided special education classes for handicapped children.Approved by the state Department of Education, Malden was the first district in the Missouri Bootheel to incorporate special education into the daily schedule. A dedicated classroom and a dedicated program replaced the home bound system initiated in 1950 by Ms.

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