More than 200 commenters have already submitted comments on an Education Department proposal to put off a change in how states evaluate districts for "significant disproportionality" in identifying and enrolling special education students.


Pay-for-success funding approaches have mostly focused on driving down special education enrollment, but these public-private partnerships can also support special education programs, an advocacy organization says.


About 1 in 58 children in 11 monitoring sites across the nation have been diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder, according to the latest figures released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


The Every Student Succeeds Act says that portfolios, or collections of student work, can only be part of how a student is assessed for accountability purposes.


Students with disabilities showed gains in just one area on the National Assessment of Educational Progress, making little change in a persistent score gap compared with students without disabilities.


The newly-enacted federal spending bill directs the Government Accountability Office to examine whether the disciplinary method is underreported, and to offer examples of best practices on alternatives.


Students with disabilities are becoming more common in the nation's charter schools, but there's a difference in enrollment based on the charter's legal status, a study finds.


As expected, the Education Department wants to delay by two years a rule requiring states to take a stricter approach for monitoring their districts for minority overrepresention in special education.


A U.S. district court judge has found that a Colorado school system is responsible for paying the education costs of a student whose case made it to the high court.


The Boston school district agreed to take a number of steps to ensure that it is identifying children with the genetic disorder and offering the supports they're legally entitled to under federal law.


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