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One study shows that students with disabilities may see drops in academic achievement when they use private-school vouchers, and a second notes that students are more likely than peers to drop a special education label.


Parents of a child with autism filed lawsuits against the Clark County, Nev. district, after video evidence showed him being restrained repeatedly.


Students with disabilities who spend 80 percent or more of their day in general education have better outcomes than similar peers, as do those who take a concentration of career and technical education courses.


Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has said schools receiving federal money must follow federal laws, but laws relating to students with disabilities who use vouchers are murky.


A refreshed website hosted by the U.S. Department of Education includes links to the special education law, regulations and other resources.


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