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After several days, the Education Department-hosted website that includes the Individuals with Disabilities Act is back up and running, and a better website is on the way, promised Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.

The extra scrutiny comes after a newspaper investigation found some districts had suppressed the number of students identified for special education in order to meet a state benchmark.

Jane M. Quenneville, the principal of a public school for students with severe disabilities, shared her concerns about teacher shortages and segregation of special education students.

Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell, both Democratic senators from Washington, want to know why the centralized website for the IDEA and related resources has been down for several days.

The U.S. Department of Education's website that hosts the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and its regulations has been down for several days, but there are other places to access the text of the law.

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