April 2011 Archives

Learn more about language arts instruction for students with disabilities and whether teachers can prevent racially disproportionate classifications of these students.


Students at Utah's Schools for the Deaf and Blind will have three fewer days of school this year because of budget problems.


The Los Angeles Unified School District has a new attitude and a new approach to working with charter schools on accommodating the needs of students with disabilities.


Education Secretary recently answered questions from special education teachers all over the country who wanted to know about performance pay, funding, testing, and more.


In some school districts, high-quality prekindergarten programs kept some students out of special education when they started kindergarten, saving money districts would have spent on intensive, expensive services required for kids who hadn't been in the same pre-K programs.


Should a Compton, Calif. mother be allowed to file a negligence claim against a school district for failing to identify her daughter's disabilities?


A bill introduced in Congress would expand the focus of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, or No Child Left Behind, to put a spotlight on gifted and high-ability students.


One way or another, Illinois will get involved in East St. Louis School District 189, which has had a number of problems providing an appropriate education to its special education students.


A new Arizona law would pay for private tuition, homeschooling, online courses, and college tuition, among other things, for students with disabilities.


Two more states were granted permission to cut special education spending and not be penalized by the U.S. Department of Education, but one was told no.


The long-time special education advocate, a source on several stories, recently died.


A bill governing the use of restraints and seclusion that passed the U.S. House with bipartisan support last year, but was never voted on in the Senate, has been given new life.


Will the battle for special education services, when, where, and how much, ever come to an end?


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