Meaning of “special education” in the English Dictionary


(Definition of “special education” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"special education" in American English

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special educationnoun [ U ]

us /ˈspeʃ·əl ˌedʒ·əˈkeɪ·ʃən/ short form special ed, /ˈspeʃ·əl ˈed/

education for children with physical or mental problems, who need to be taught in a different way

(Definition of “special education” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)