Team Work: Lincoln, NE

Team Work: Lincoln, NE
November 17, 2022

What’s in the news?

November 16, 2022
Lincoln high school spreading holiday spirit with first Unified play
by KOLN-TV Lincoln, NE & KGIN-TV Grand Island, NE. Gray Television.

Were special education students included in the story? YES. Students were quoted but not identified as special education students on the website. A special education teacher is quoted.

What’s the story?


Gray Television’s KLON-TV in Lincoln, Nebraska reports that Lincoln North Star is putting together a Unified play titled “Jingle Arrgh the Way”, a Christmas musical about pirates scheduled for December 6-8, 2022.
Unified activities started at Lincoln Public Schools in 2016.

Does it say “inclusion”?
“Unified theater”: Good.

Is it for the disabled? Or is it for the nondisabled?

Unified activities are for all.

Is This the Least-Restrictive Environment?

Disabled students in unified activities may or may not be in a special education class.

What needs to change?

This is the first step in the right direction.