New York City is revamping its system to serve more students with disabilities in neighborhood schools, but the road to implementation has been bumpy.
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October 17, 2014
October 06, 2014
The high court, while not promising to hear the case, has asked the Solicitor General's office its opinion on a case related to the "stay put" provision of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
October 03, 2014
The Peckham district in northern Oklahoma, which enrolls about 100 students in grades K-8, has about 30 students with disabilities and has seen its state ranking plummet to F over two years, based in part on student test scores.
September 15, 2014
Several black families had sued the Lower Merion School District in Pennsylvania, saying it intentionally discriminated against black students in assigning them to special education classes.
February 24, 2014
The federal court settlement was prompted by a long-running lawsuit filed by four disability advocacy groups.
October 01, 2013
The proposed rules relate to mandates within the special education law on how much states and districts must spend on special services each year.
September 17, 2013
The Education Department, in outlining more detail for Common Core field test flexibility for schools and districts, outlines some specific points for testing students with individualized education programs.
June 18, 2013
The district must comply with a consent decree to reduce, by 33 percent, the number of students enrolled in
April 23, 2013
The parents of an Oklahoma student contended that a school district violated their son's rights by placing him in a 'timeout' room even after his IEP was amended to stop its use.
April 04, 2013
Data from a soon-to-be published report on RTI implementation shows that some states don't have a framework for evaluating program effectiveness.