A coalition of education groups has surveyed members who say class sizes are growing and professional development opportunities are decreasing due to fewer state, local, and federal dollars.
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December 10, 2013
November 20, 2013
Advocacy organizations are hoping to draw attention to the effect of state funding cuts on the troubled district, which they say are putting students at risk.
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 26, 2013
Among the grants is more than $20 million that used to provide technical assistance to parent centers and states.
September 06, 2013
The funding will establish a center at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. that will focus on instructional strategies in reading and math for students with persistent learning struggles.
June 11, 2013
Two separate grant applications will provide money to help parent centers and to assist states in IDEA data collection.
May 24, 2013
U.S. Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., says the federal government has not come close to meeting the 40 percent of special education spending that it is authorized to pay for.
April 29, 2013
A federal appeals court ruled the the U.S. Department of Education owed the state a hearing before levying a penalty that resulted in the loss of $36 million in federal special education dollars.
April 10, 2013
The main part of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act would be funded at $11.6 billion under President Barack Obama's proposed budget, released today.
April 01, 2013
Programs that serve young children with disabilities should be part of any federal preschool expansion, according to a letter to the Obama administration from the Council for Exceptional Children.