New York had asked the U.S. Department of Education for permission to give some special education students tests that match their instructional level, rather than their grade.

Wisconsin special education students who have been denied open enrollment into other school districts are now eligible for $12,000 private school voucher.

The legislation introduced by Republican Rep. Tim Walberg of Michigan would allow states to reduce their special education spending in more circumstances than currently allowed.

The office of special education programs released its latest annual ratings of states and how well they are meeting the mandates of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

Many school-age youth are being prescribed antipsychotic medicine without any record of a mental health diagnosis other than ADHD, according to a recent study.

A recent study challenges the belief that minorities are overrepresented in special education, but some researchers question the methodology.

Black and Hispanic students may be facing bias that keeps them from getting the special education services they need, according to a new analysis.

A study finds that families of people with disabilities are frequently told they should consider guardianship once their family member reaches adulthood, but less-restrictive alternatives are available.

My recent article on co-teaching offers a perspective on whether special educators feel they are getting an opportunity to fully use their professional skills.

The National Disability Rights Network is shining a spotlight on poor prospects for incarcerated youth, many of whom have disabilities.

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