October 2017 Archives

The Education Department plans to seek public comment on putting off a rule that would require more school districts to use federal dollars to address minority bias in special education, Politico reports.


The uproar prompted by the Education Department's clearing out of old regulations demonstrates the mistrust disability advocates have for the Education Department.


Following the Trump administration's mandate to clear out regulatory chaff, the office of special education and rehabilitative services plans to get rid of decades-old guidance documents.


The target is the Georgia Network for Educational and Therapeutic Support, a network of special education programs accused of violating the Americans with Disabilities Act.


The U.S. Department of Education says that it wants to provide flexibility and support for schools and districts struggling to recover. That could include financial relief for states that request it.


Most teachers and principals feel that their state classifies the "correct" number of students as needing special education, even when those percentages are higher or lower than the national average, says a new survey.


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