The answers will be used to shape transition programs for youth with disabilities, government officials say.
Two news items show mixed news for students with emotional/behavioral disorders.
We've compiled all the state determination ratings and communications from the Education Department in an easy-to-read, interactive map.
It's costly to a lot to educate a students with a disability in that state, and there are a lot of students with disabilities there. Why?
A district in Michigan started a response-to-intervention process to deal with overidentification problems. But some are worried about overworked general education teachers.
The June 29th letter from the U.S. Department of Education came a day before the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The waiver request would shave about $143,000 from the state's budget for special education activities.
The Council for Exceptional Children sends Congress its suggestions.
While Congress is considering dropping "mental retardation" from official use, other states are making that move on their own.
Officials from some states and districts say they wouldn't mind a little more help from the U.S. Department of Education on spreading the word about promising practices.