A more restrictive version of a bill allowing individualized education program, or IEP, teams to create graduation and grade promotion decisions goes to the state Senate on Wednesday.
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High-stakes tests are a barrier for students, say supporters, but the proposed policy will result in lowered expectations for students, other advocacy groups say.
The state is trying to fight an Education Department decision that it had not put enough money into special education in the 2010-11 school year.
Concern about special education lawsuits is widespread, but complaints are common only in a handful of states, according to a longitudinal analysis of due process complaints.
The Combating Autism Act, first signed into law in 2006, is set to expire Sept. 30 unless Congress renews it.