A Nebraska senator introduced a bill that would give teachers legal cover to physically restraint disruptive students, prompting a strong positive response from members of the state teachers' union.
The National Center for Learning Disabilities, an advocacy organization, released its latest "State of Learning Disabilities" report Tuesday, offering statistics, policy recommendations and personal stories.
Republican Brian Calley said that the plan already submitted to the U.S. Department of Education should be modified to reflect more accountability for the performance of students with disabilities.
States have adopted some of the restraint and seclusion guidelines recommended by the U.S. Department of Education, but that adoption has been uneven.
A two-volume research report funded by the U.S. Department of Education offers a deep dive into the characteristics of youth with disabilities who are transitioning out of high school.
Students with disabilities must be provided an educational program that allows them to make progress appropriate to their individual circumstances, the high court ruled on Wednesday.
Special education funding would hold steady under the Trump administration's budget blueprint released Thursday, but the document includes no information about some other disability programs.
The comments will be used to create a "new and improved" special education website to be housed at idea.ed.gov, which was offline for several weeks earlier this year.
The federal office of special education and rehabilitative services doesn't have a new chief, and advocates say they're worried about special education being on the backburner.
States have several educational choice programs aimed at students with disabilities. But are those programs working well for families? We'd like to hear from you.