Updated: Education Secretary Vows to Move Away From 2 Percent Rule for Testing Students With Disabilities
"I just want to say, here and now, for the record, we are moving away from the 2 percent proxy rule," Education Secretary Arne Duncan said. "We will not issue another policy that allows districts to disguise the educational performance of 2 percent of students."
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Starting March 15, the only recognized service animals under the Americans with Disabilities Act will be dogs, with few exceptions.
Fewer students in San Diego schools are being identified as needing special education services, but no one is sure why.
A study finds that "higher percentages of youth with hearing impairments scored below the mean in reading, math, science and social studies, compared to students in the general population.
Oh! The places books can take you, no matter how you read them.
Collaboration and co-teaching should be part of the agenda for federal education policy, says the president of an organization for special educators in this blog interview.
The Council for Exceptional Children president answers questions on the instructional practice.