The 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act coincides with the 40th anniversary of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, which was signed by President Gerald Ford in November 1975.
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July 27, 2015
July 27, 2015
Duncan and Company are burning the mid-night oil over :
July 08, 2015
Less than a year after leaving the U.S. Department of Education, one of Secretary Arne Duncan's former key staffers is returning as a senior adviser.
July 01, 2015
The big question is whether the plans submitted to the Education Department will actually make a difference when it comes to the equitable distribution of teachers.
June 23, 2015
Eight waiver recipients—Georgia, Hawaii, Nevada, New York, Missouri, Kansas, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia—can hang onto their flexibility from No Child Left Behind Act provisions.
June 19, 2015
Now that the Obama administration's competitive grant programs are on the wane, can districts sustain the work funded through those efforts?
June 15, 2015
The Education Department's budget pitch for the next fiscal year includes a request for more money for departmental management, in light of fewer full-time employees and a growing workload.
June 11, 2015
The Obama administration has created a new competitive grant program called "Skills for Success" aimed at helping middle school kids develop traits like grit and resilience.
June 10, 2015
The Investing in Innovation program will have been worthwhile, even if some of the grantees haven't yielded the results they were initially hoping for, a top official at the Department said.
June 09, 2015
The state's House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a bill that would inform parents twice a year of their right to exempt children from standardized tests.