Having all children reading on grade level by third grade must include students with disabilities such as dyslexia, say organization leaders.
The across-the-board cuts will have widespread negative effects, according to the Obama administration.
Despite lobbying efforts, autism therapy coverage will now depend on state law.
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.