January 2011 Archives

The educational framework can be part of a comprehensive evaluation of students, but cannot be the entire process, according to a recently released memo.

After two decades of decline, special education court cases are showing an upswing.

Chancellor Cathleen P. Black said that the plans will be pushed back a year to allow the district to "scale up" reforms already being piloted in some schools.

A voucher provision for military families is gone, but a new White House focus on the unique needs of the military may draw attention to children with disabilities in military families.

Special education advocates will have to be part of a conversation on educational efficiencies.

Requiring the state department of education to handle applications and process the funds may end the stand-off, school leaders say.

Demographics, funding levels and federal evaluations are included in the two-page documents on each state.

Lower Merion, a district in a suburb of Philadelphia, is accused of systematically tracking black students into special education classes.

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