In a Jan. 24 letter to Republican Sen. Johnny Isakson of Georgia, education secretary nominee Betsy DeVos said she is committed to enforcing all federal laws and protecting the rights of students with disabilities.
The nominee for education secretary appeared to stumble during her confirmation hearing as senators pushed on whether she would adhere to the protections of special education law and policy.
Many observers sensed the justices seemed willing to consider a higher standard for the benefit that must be conferred to a student under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
The livestreamed attack on a man with mental disabilities in Chicago has raised attention to the problem of bullying in this uniquely vulnerable population.
Jan. 6 is the last day to submit comments to the U.S. Department of Education about their experiences with Texas' special education identification processes.
Three new documents describe the responsibilities of all schools, including charters, in following Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as well as the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
Extended testing time or frequent breaks did not appear to help students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder perform better on a standardized test, a new study found.
In Education Week's newest report on response to intervention, we explore how the educational process has matured since its introduction in federal law more than a decade ago.
Many more school districts will be required to use special education money to address minority overrepresentation under a final rule released Monday by the U.S. Department of Education.
The high-profile case, involving a Colorado student with autism, focuses on the level of benefit that special education is supposed to provide students with disabilities.