Earlier this week, the New York Times reported that 11 percent of school-age kids in the U.S.—and one in five boys in high school—have received a medical diagnosis of ADHD.
Programs that serve young children with disabilities should be part of any federal preschool expansion, according to a letter to the Obama administration from the Council for Exceptional Children.
States that reduce spending on special education no longer have to face a continuing penalty from the Department of Education.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention drew its numbers from a telephone survey of parents conducted in 2011 and 2012.
A system under consideration would provide more state funding for students with high-cost educational needs.
The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers has compiled links that offer a general overview of the educational standards
Tacoma, Wash., is among a growing number of districts seeking qualitative feedback on their special education programs from the Urban Special Education Leadership Collaborative.
The Council for Exceptional Children is promoting an ambitious agenda, but also is paying attention to small-picture bills.
The U.S. Department of Education has put together a chart on reductions to special education funding it says that would be necessary under automatic spending cuts set to go into effect today.
Having all children reading on grade level by third grade must include students with disabilities such as dyslexia, say organization leaders.