Starting now, my focus is shifting to writing exclusively about student health, discipline, and safety and school climate.
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January 07, 2013
August 08, 2012
Friday will mark the end of Posny's second go-round at the department. In the Bush administration, she served as director of the special education department.
March 02, 2012
The U.S. Department of Education said it is revamping the way it rates states to better address the achievement gap between students with disabilities and their peers.
January 20, 2012
Asperger syndrome and PDD-NOS would disappear as diagnoses and the autism spectrum would grow narrower under a new definition proposed by the American Psychiatric Association.
January 19, 2012
A new letter from the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights expands the definition of students for whom school districts' may have to provide special education services and accommodations, including some who in the past may have been found not to need those services.
August 23, 2011
A former special education teacher with years of experience at the university level will take over as head of the National Center for Special Education Research.
August 12, 2011
Centers that help parents of children with disabilities learn how to advocate for their children and navigate the educational system won more than $5 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Education to keep their work going.
July 11, 2011
Start preparing for the school year for a child with learning disabilities—now.
March 17, 2011
Education Week> will be hosting a live web chat March 24 with three response-to-intervention experts.
February 03, 2011
On the bottom right hand side of the screen, you'll see a new and spiffy blogroll. My old list of "blogs I follow" had fallen into a sad compendium of broken links and websites that hadn't been updated in ages. Thanks to some recommendations from readers, I've made changes. I'd particularly like to ...