Proposals on the table include a pilot voucher program and a bill to provide more advocacy and information to parents.
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January 28, 2015
January 15, 2015
Individualized education program teams have the authority to create alternate grade progression and graduation standards for some students with disabilities, but the policy is proving challenging to enact.
December 18, 2014
A new law that went into effect earlier this year is proving challenging to implement as the 2014-15 school year reaches its halfway point, according to local reports.
October 01, 2014
The decision comes after a 2013 ruling struck down a state regulation that ended public education for all students at age 20.
July 03, 2014
The new measure allows IEP teams to create graduation requirements, but that may end up running afoul of current federal policy, according to a recent letter to John White, the state's school chief.
May 27, 2014
A more restrictive version of a bill allowing individualized education program, or IEP, teams to create graduation and grade promotion decisions goes to the state Senate on Wednesday.
February 06, 2014
Many students from the Magnolia State are shifted into alternative diploma paths which may leave them unable to get a job or enroll in college, according to a recent special report.