Students with disabilities must be provided an educational program that allows them to make progress appropriate to their individual circumstances, the high court ruled on Wednesday.
Special education funding would hold steady under the Trump administration's budget blueprint released Thursday, but the document includes no information about some other disability programs.
The comments will be used to create a "new and improved" special education website to be housed at idea.ed.gov, which was offline for several weeks earlier this year.
The federal office of special education and rehabilitative services doesn't have a new chief, and advocates say they're worried about special education being on the backburner.
States have several educational choice programs aimed at students with disabilities. But are those programs working well for families? We'd like to hear from you.
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.