A federal audit found that Arizona wrongly distributed some federal special education funds, and the state wants districts that received more money than they should have to be held harmless.
A researcher finds teachers in classrooms with high numbers of students with disabilities spend less time on teaching, but the analysis also offers a more complex view of teacher behavior.
A study finds that children in states where private insurers must pay for autism treatment access services at a greater rate, and at a larger cost, than children in states not subject to such mandates.
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.
At a conference sponsored by the National Science Foundation, researchers talked about the latest findings in the connection between dyslexia and other types of learning disabilities.