The federal court settlement was prompted by a long-running lawsuit filed by four disability advocacy groups.
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September 27, 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.
March 08, 2013
Tacoma, Wash., is among a growing number of districts seeking qualitative feedback on their special education programs from the Urban Special Education Leadership Collaborative.
February 04, 2013
Judy Sorrell, the director of the Shenandoah Valley Regional Program for Special Education, is one of Education Week's 2013 Leaders to Learn From.
November 11, 2012
Over the years, a special master had found that some students with disabilities were never picked up or picked up late, missing valuable time in school.
November 07, 2012
The prospect of federal vouchers for students with disabilities seems to have dimmed for now because of Gov. Mitt Romney's defeat in the presidential election Tuesday. But in pockets across the country, voters took action in other ways that will directly affect special education students. In St. L...