A group that monitors special education dispute resolution said these states focused on resolving complaints early.
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser has written a series of stories examining the results of the state's revamped special education program.
The full Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals will revisit a March decision where a panel of judges said parents had to exhaust their administrative remedies under the IDEA before filing a lawsuit.
RTI is only one facet of what should be a comprehensive evaluation, a researcher says.
The city is at risk of losing federal special education dollars because of the high numbers of special education students in self-contained classrooms.
A long-term study of youth with disabilities shows more students continuing education past high school, but job prospects appear to be stagnant.
The Asbury Park Press touches on several hot-button issues, including vouchers and improved teacher training.
Response to intervention and early identification have been cited as reasons behind the downward trend.
The difficult economic climate is forcing some states to make drastic cuts, education administrators say.
An Arlington, Va.-based advocacy organization is recognizing the creation of the law ensuring students with disabilities the right to free, appropriate public education.