The guidance, released on the 26th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, reminds schools of their obligations to students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
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February 24, 2016
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.
January 28, 2016
The Success Academies, a network that educates 11,000 children, is the subject of a complaint over its disciplinary practices, which some allege unfairly target students with disabilities.
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.
June 12, 2015
The National Disability Rights Network is shining a spotlight on poor prospects for incarcerated youth, many of whom have disabilities.
May 07, 2015
The U.S Department of Education's office for civil rights released a status report of its work for the past two fiscal years, much of which was driven by complaints over alleged violations of disability law.