Education Secretary Betsy DeVos will likely spend much of her time discussing proposed departmental cuts, but special education funding is not facing any decreases in the proposed fiscal 2020 budget.
A scheme to fraudulently enroll wealthy students into top colleges included false claims of disability, federal authorities say, which advocates worry will make it harder for those with legitimate need for accommodation.
The rule requires states to use a standard method in determining if districts are biased in how they identify minority students, discipline them, or place them in restrictive settings.
Reports from the parents of nearly 2,500 children and youths with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder found a gap between students with the most severe symptoms and those who get any school-based interventions.
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act was last revamped in 2004, and the NSBA would like to see Congress take on reauthorization as well as increase funding to states.
The Council for Chief State School Officers has launched a program intended to will help deepen principals' knowledge of special education in Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Mississippi, and Ohio.
The U.S. Department of Education's civil rights and special education offices are teaming up for compliance reviews, more assistance to schools and districts, and better data collection on the extent of seclusion and restraint.
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The Berkeley, Calif. school district and the state of Ohio have said they will do more to provide services and to ensure students with disabilities are educated in inclusive settings.
The research team that has examined minority identification for special education has turned its attention to a new subject: suspension rates.