A new report says too few students with learning disabilities graduate from high school, and some groups are still disproportionately identified as having a learning disability, but early intervention strategies appear to be reducing the number of students overall who are identified as having a learning disability.
July 2011 Archives
While the Americans with Disabilities Act has improved the lives of many with disabilities, consider observing the 21-year anniversary of this law by reflecting on some ways their lives still could be improved.
A new bill proposes the federal government live up to its promise to pay 40 percent of the costs of educating students with disabilities.
Students with disabilities, in particular an emotional disturbance, are especially likely to be suspended or expelled from Texas middle and high schools, a new study finds.
For five years running, the District of Columbia has failed to uphold parts of the federal law that governs the education of students with disabilities.
How are findings from neuroscience being applied to special education? A new policy analysis discusses the research bridging the two fields.
Though it might not be polite to say, one former superintendent says school districts must find ways to teach students with disabilities more efficiently.
Start preparing for the school year for a child with learning disabilities—now.
The law gives parents of children with disabilities a tax credit of up to $6,000 for educational expenses including private school tuition, therapy, and tutoring.