Judy Sorrell, the director of the Shenandoah Valley Regional Program for Special Education, is one of Education Week's 2013 Leaders to Learn From.
The state cut its funding of special education programs due to decreased state revenues, but the Department of Education may penalize the state for that move by holding back its own special education funding.
Education Department guidance reiterates that schools must offer equal opportunities for students with disabilities to participate in extracurricular sports.
The Partnershp for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers seeks input on accommodation policies involving use of calculators and reading test questions and answers aloud.
The bullying frequently leads to emotional trauma, according to a study published recently in a journal on behavioral pediatrics.
Starting now, my focus is shifting to writing exclusively about student health, discipline, and safety and school climate.
A Colorado district must reimburse the parents for a special education student's enrollment at an out-of-state residential facility, a federal appellate court has ruled.
Two accommodations policies under consideration by an assessment consortium could narrow how many children who qualify for assistance on those tests in some states.
The Friedman Foundation report failed to account for federal laws increasing the need for special educators to better serve students with disabilities, according to the coalition.
Unconfirmed diagnoses of autism, mental health disorders, or other conditions have been blamed for the horrific school shooting in Newtown, Conn.