Gov. Scott Walker proposes spending $21 million over two years on a program that would help families of children with disabilities to pay for private school.
Community living for people with physical and intellectual disabilities is among the areas of investigation proposed by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research.
Districts will no longer have to ask for parental consent each time they seek reimbursement for therapy services they provide.
PARCC, one of two groups developing common core tests, wants feedback on the proposed policies for use of scribes and word-prediction software.
John White, the state superintendent of education, says that the state should provide funding based on the severity of a student's disability.
The Collaboration to Promote Self-Determination joins other organizations concerned about waivers to the provisions of No Child Left Behind.
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.