Some learning disability advocacy groups have said that the draft manual developed by the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers is too restrictive.
A recent survey shows that many pediatric specialists offer treatment plans for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder that differ from recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Two developers won $10,000 for creating a website that allows users to post comments about businesses that accommodate people with developmental disabilities.
Schools that enroll students using the publicly-funded vouchers must adhere to the Americans with Disabilities Act, the U.S. Department of Justice cautions.
A federal appeals court ruled the the U.S. Department of Education owed the state a hearing before levying a penalty that resulted in the loss of $36 million in federal special education dollars.
Students tested only on the simplest tasks under Texas' new testing regime will not be counted as proficient under state and federal proficiency standards.
Programs in Maine and Massachusetts will be profiled during the event.
The parents of an Oklahoma student contended that a school district violated their son's rights by placing him in a 'timeout' room even after his IEP was amended to stop its use.
The American Association of School Administrators is proposing that an independent consultant be brought in when parents and districts cannot agree.
The PARCC accommodations manual, now open for public comment, offers guidance and restrictions on who should be allowed to use accommodations on the new tests coming in 2014-15.