In some states, students with disabilities are required to take one of the college-entrance exams, but some can't get the testing accommodations they need.
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February 24, 2016
January 19, 2016
The case revolves around a Michigan student with cerebral palsy who was told she could not bring her service dog to school under the terms of her individualized education program.
December 24, 2015
An investigation found that 83 percent of the city's elementary schools are not fully accessible to children with physical disabilities.
October 09, 2015
A court must determine if an officer's use of cuffs on two elementary school students was reasonable based on the threat they posed, says the Justice Department.
August 11, 2015
An independent investigator hired by the Covington, Ky school district says that a school resource officer who handcuffed two elementary students acted properly, within a law enforcement capacity.
August 04, 2015
Kentucky recently adopted a policy that prohibits the use of restraint and seclusion by school resource officers, but includes a loophole for "lawful exercise of law enforcement duties."
August 03, 2015
A school resource officer in a suburb of Cincinnati is accused of violating the rights of two elementary school students with disabilities by handcuffing them.
July 24, 2015
The country has made major strides in including children and youth in school activities because of the Americans with Disabilities Act, but education officials say work remains.
March 10, 2015
The federal government is using a California special education case to try to create guidance that applies to every state, says the National School Boards Association.
December 12, 2014
The Democrat from Iowa has been instrumental in several laws related to education and employment of people with disabilities over his 40 years in Congress.