Special education is everywhere: the defense bill schedule to be taken up by the lame-duck Congress includes a voucher provision for military families
Some forms of bullying could also be civil rights violations, according to the Education Department's office of civil rights.
Michigan plans to withhold $5 million from the beleaguered district because of a special education system in shambles.
The Department of Education is seeking personal stories as part of a 35th anniversary commemoration event.
Schools are starting to experiment with ways to introduce the latest crop of e-readers into their classrooms.
Five states have said that reduced revenue is forcing them to cut state special education spending for one year.
The National Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent and At-Risk has a number of resources for educators who work regularly with students who may have emotional or behavioral disabilities.
Four districts have now said they will not comply with the state's new special education voucher law.
"All children deserve the opportunity to get the most out of their educational experience, and that includes after-school activities," state Education Commissioner Alice Seagren said.
Girls with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder have a much higher risk of reading disabilities than girls without the attention disorder, according to a new study.