A recent study challenges the belief that minorities are overrepresented in special education, but some researchers question the methodology.
June 2015 Archives
Black and Hispanic students may be facing bias that keeps them from getting the special education services they need, according to a new analysis.
A study finds that families of people with disabilities are frequently told they should consider guardianship once their family member reaches adulthood, but less-restrictive alternatives are available.
My recent article on co-teaching offers a perspective on whether special educators feel they are getting an opportunity to fully use their professional skills.
The National Disability Rights Network is shining a spotlight on poor prospects for incarcerated youth, many of whom have disabilities.
The Too Small to Fail organization announced that a builder of inclusive playgrounds will add signs encouraging adults to engage in playful conversation with their children.
This year's issue of Diplomas Count focuses on postsecondary transition, including the different diploma options that are given to students with individualized education programs.
The 10th annual Diplomas Count report explores the different experiences of students with disabilities, as they leave high school and head to college or to work.
Child-care workers were able to flag for evaluation several children who had not been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder before, according to a new research report.
Students in special education perform 32 to 40 percentage points behind their peers, and those gaps have remained fairly steady for at least six school years, according to a recent analysis.